History Detectives

Galleon Shipwreck

Clip: Season 7 Episode 2 | 15m 54s

A woman in Portland, Oregon has a large chunk of what she believes is very old beeswax. Could it have been cargo aboard a Spanish Galleon that wrecked over 300 years ago? And what do those odd markings mean? History Detectives unlocks the clues to decipher where the beeswax came from and which ship may have brought it to the Oregon Coast.

Aired: 06/28/09

Rating: TV-G

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