25/12/1492 Columbus' flagship the Santa María sinks
America : Christopher Columbus ship the Santa Maria may have been found (May 13, 2014)
Christopher Columbus Santa Maria shipwreck? Experts say dive footage is the best proof yet
Sunken ship off Haiti may be Columbus' Santa Maria
The largest of the three ships of Christopher Columbus run aground and sunk at Cap-Haïtien, Haiti. The ship's boy was at the helm because both Columbus and steersman went to get some sleep. Seeing that the ship's condition is beyond repair, Columbus ordered to strip the timbers from her. They were used to build a fort called La Navidad (Christmass).
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