The Whaling Wreck of the 1830s Offers a Look at America’s Race

Officially No. The wreck, known as 15563, was identified as the Industry, the only whaling vessel known to have sunk in the Gulf of Mexico. On Wednesday, scientists announced they were confident the wreck was Industry, which was built in 1815 and capsized in a storm on May 26, 1836. Its rediscovery—and the newly discovered […]

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