Columbus Shipwrecks of La I sabela Bay

"This same year in the month of June, they say there rose such a boisterous tempest of wind from the southeast... When this whirlwind came to the haven of the city, it beat down to the bottom of the sea three ships which lay at anchor..."
Description of the hurricane which struck La Isabela in June 1495
(Peter Martyr 1505)

La Isabela Historical Background
Previous Investigations
Columbus Era Artifacts
Photo Gallery-Columbus Shipwrecks of La Isabela Bay

Other Shipwrecks of Research Interest

Saona Island Historical Shipwreck Project

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