Listen: Rhode IslandRhode Island and James Cook discussed on 24 Hour News
"Well, unexciting historical discovery possibly the coast of Rhode Island. Researchers say they've identified a site where they think the ship that eighteenth century explorer, captain James Cook used to sell around the world may be located the Rhode Island marine archaeology project, which is leading the search effort and the Australian National Maritime Museum identified the site in the harbor near Newport, Rhode Island archaeologists are meeting in Newport today to talk about their field work. They described the site as promising but say, it will still take a lot more work in money to identify the ship. Cook ran aground on a stray Ilyas Great Barrier."