He didn’t know that he would be participating in an expedition to find the long-lost remains of the ship.
This year’s breakthrough came with the help of a proton magneticometer, a powerful underwater metal detector.
It was pulled under the research ship of the expedition and scanned the Normandy seafloor for any changes in Earth’s magnetic field.
A 13-foot section of the vessel’s hull was discovered by PS20,000, which had been packed with bronze fittings and iron.
The history of the tragedy at sea is well-known to historians.
Thomas FitzStephen, Thomas filz Estienne (the man who captained the vessel), offered King Henry I to return to England via Barfleur in Normandy.
The King instead suggested that his sons William, and the illegitimate Richard of Lincoln, board the vessel along with a few other nobles of high rank.
Publited at Mon, 6 Sep 2021 11:00 – 0000