Divers pull 17th century gun carriage from Thames estuary shipwreck – video

Video from DiggerDiaries shows the moment a rare gun carriage is salvaged from the seabed near Southend, where the ship carrying it sank 350 years ago. The London suddenly exploded in 1665, killing more than 300 crew on board. The recovery of this perfectly preserved gun carriage may help archeologists solve the mystery of what caused the blast

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