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Captain Morgan

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

In search of Capt. Morgan’s lost fleet, Texas State team identifies sunken 1681 shipwreck

Encarnación was one of several ships that sank in 1681 when a storm engulfed the Tierra Firme fleet en route to Portobelo, Panama from Cartagena, Colombia.

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Texas State researcher recovers cannons from Capt. Morgan shipwreck

A research team that includes Texas River Systems Institute's Frederick Hanselmann recover cannons in Panama believed connected to the legendary pirate.