PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – There appears to be a connection between a shipwreck found at New York City’s Ground Zero and the City of Brotherly Love.
The long-forgotten wooden ship was found in 2010 in what was once an underground security and parking complex under the World Trade Center.READ MORE: No Toll Hikes On Delaware Port Authority Bridges In 2022
A new report based on the rings in the wood finds the ship was likely built around 1773 in a shipyard in Philadelphia.READ MORE: Missing 6-Year-Old Found Safe, Stolen Vehicle Found In Checkers Parking Lot, Police Say
It appears the boat was made from the same kind of White Oak trees used to build parts of Independence Hall.MORE NEWS: DelDOT Jokes On Social Media After Owning Spelling Mistake On I-95 Exit Sign
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