Wreck found by reporter may be last American slave ship, archaeologists say | AL.com

Totally cool discovery and story by Ben Raines of al.com



Wreck found by reporter may be last American slave ship, archaeologists say | AL.com



The Clotilda is believed to be the last slave ship reach the U.S. and after unloading its illegal cargo of slaves -The importation of slaves had been illegal since 1808)- it was burned and sunk. The captured African went on to found Africatown, near Mobile.



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