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ECU Team Searches for Clues amid Wrecks of Danish Slave Ships

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Two stories are unfolding after three centuries, thanks to staff and students from East Carolina University’s Maritime Studies department. The ships’ identity was confirmed by items such as cannons and structural evidence concealed by coral reef encroaching the wrecked watercraft. Through this discovery, more is known about the fate of the slaves who survived the sinking.