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Saturday, 28 June 2008

Raised from the depths...

An ornate statue rescued from a shipwreck off Poole shows the vessel was once a queen of the seas.

The wooden Merman graced the back of a boat lost half a mile from the harbour in about 1620.

And the find by Bournemouth University staff and students shows it was no ordinary vessel.

READ MORE - Source: Bournemouth Daily Echo Saturday 28th 2008

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