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Researchers: World Trade Center ship dates to 1773

Published July 30, 2014 6:04 pm

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Planks of an 18th century ship stick out of the mud at the World Trade Center construction site in New York in 2010. Columbia University scientists say this week they have determined wood used in the ship's frame came from a Philadelphia-area forest in 1773.