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Old 23rd June 2009, 02:16 PM   #8
Jim McDougall
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Originally Posted by searcher1970
Howdy all, I just found this forum today. Looks like a great place. Heres a link to my website on matchlocks. http://www.geocities.com/matchlock35/ I'm in the process of rebuilding it elsewhere because geocities is shutting down. The Spanish guns on my site were recovered from the treasure ship Atocha which sank off Florida in 1622. Heres a little history on the ship http://www.atocha.com/atocha_history.php

Rob



Nicely done Searcher! Great site, and thank you for the link to the Atocha, one of the true pinnacles of nautical archaeology and history of Spain's new world.
I would like to welcome you here and look forward to your contributions in the ever growing and valuable material on these weapons.

All the very best,
Jim
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