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Royal Savage Timber

Description: 150629-N-TH437-048 HARRISBURG, Pa. (Jun. 29, 2015) - Blair Atcheson (left), George Schwartz (center), and Heather Brown (right), marine archaeologists with the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC), decide how best to move timber wreckage recovered from Revolutionary War-era schooner Royal Savage, June 29. Previously held by the city of Harrisburg, Pa., the mayor will formally donate the wreckage to NHHC on July 1. Royal Savage, a two-masted schooner, served in the American Lake Champlain Squadron under Benedict Arnold during the American Revolution before running aground and being burned by the British in October 1776. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric Lockwood/Released)
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