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post #6 of Old 06-17-2008
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Originally Posted by LittleMissMagic View Post
That's really kewl that a ship can be in that great a condition after so many years underwater. In effect I guess it was refrigerated.
Shipwrecks can be remarkably well preserved in deep, northern freshwater. It's not only the cool temperature but also the lack of oxygen at depth and fewer creatures than found in salt water.
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