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300-Year-Old Ship From Voyage of La Salle Restored

  Conservators and students at Texas A&M University have finally finished a two-decade effort to restore the wreck of La Belle, a French sailing vessel which grounded and sank in Matagorda Bay over 300 years ago. Dr. Peter Fix, a conservator with the university’s Conservation Research Laboratory, managed the project from early stages to completion. “It’s been exciting, a huge headache ...

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