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 Sailor From the Belle Shipwreck

Sailor From the Belle Shipwreck

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Burial Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 12108129 · View Source
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Buried in the Texas State Cemetery on February 3, 2004. The 17th Century sailor's skeletal remains were discovered during the 1996 excavation of French explorer Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle's ship the Belle in Matagorda Bay. His identity unknown, the sailor was given the nickname 'Dead Bob'. A drinking cup, was found near his body,it was inscribed "C. Barange," which might have been his name.


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  • Created by: Graveaddiction
  • Added: 20 Oct 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12108129
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sailor From the Belle Shipwreck (unknown–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12108129, citing Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Graveaddiction (contributor 46528400) .