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Tsunami swept away hopes of country's first maritime museum
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Author:  RH [ Sun Mar 20, 2005 5:08 pm ]
Post subject:  Tsunami swept away hopes of country's first maritime museum

Sea takes treasures back from maritime museum

@ AFP

Marine archeologists spent nine years trawling the seabed of Sri Lanka's Galle port to collect thousands of centuries-old treasures buried underwater in shipwrecks.

But it took just a few seconds for them to be reclaimed by the ocean when a tsunami battered the shores of this island nation on December 26 and swept away everything in its path, including hopes of opening the country's first maritime museum. Read More:
http://www.lankalibrary.com/news/maritime.htm

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