Sunday, August 8, 2010

The Search for the USS Scorpion

Here's an audio slideshow of my afternoon with underwater archeologists--yes, one of the coolest job titles ever--in search of the U.S.S. Scorpion. The ship operated during the War of 1812 in the Patuxent, and was scuttled not far from Upper Marlboro to prevent the British from getting their hands on it. Experts are leaning towards thinking the ship in the shallows of the river is the one they're looking for...

WTOP's Kate Ryan reports: The Search for the USS Scorpion from kate ryan on Vimeo.

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