Searching for the Santa María

Kellaher, Karen
October 2014
Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;10/6/2014, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p6
The article discusses the possibility that Christopher Columbus' ship, Santa María, has been discovered after it sank more than 500 years ago, as claimed by ocean explorer Barry Clifford when he found a shipwreck near the coast of Haiti. Topics mentioned include a brief overview of Columbus' voyage to look for a sea route to Asia, the mystery behind his shipwreck in 1492, and Clifford's ongoing work with archaeologists to identify whether his find was really the sunken ship.


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