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Part of ship's hull, possibly from 1700s, washes ashore on Florida beach

Amazing piece of history found at Guana River State Park

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – An amazing piece of history washed ashore a Florida beach Wednesday.

The hull from a ship possibly dating back to the 1700s was found on Guana River State Park in Ponte Vedra Beach, according to WJXT.

WLTV reports the size of the ship is estimated to be 40-feet long.  Beach officials are attempting to remove the hull before high tides arrives.

Shipwreck washes ashore at Ponte Vedra Beach

Shipwreck found on Ponte Vedra Beach. Archaeologists say it could be from the 1700s. WJXT4 Vic Micolucci is live at the wreck: https://bit.ly/2GguvvG

Posted by WJXT4 The Local Station / News4JAX on Wednesday, March 28, 2018