Pepper Wreck


Pepper Wreck

The Pepper Wreck is the name of a shipwreck excavated at the mouth of the Tagus River, Lisbon, Portugal, between 1996 and 2001.

It is believed to be the shipwreck of the Portuguese Indiaman (?) "Nossa Senhora dos Mártire"s, lost there on September 14, 1606. Although scanty, the hull remains have preserved carpenters marks that allowed a tentative reconstruction of the ship’s hull.

This shipwreck is the only Portuguese Indiaman from the 16th and early 17th centuries that has not been destroyed by treasure hunters.

References

* [http://nautarch.tamu.edu/shiplab/Index-virtualnau.htm Reconstructing an India Nau]


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