Civil War Ship Washed Ashore by Hurricane Isaac (Video)

Residents of Alabama found the wooden remains of a ship believed to be from the Civil War era, revealed by Hurricane Isaac after it pummeled the Alabama shore.

Believed to be from the era of the Civil War, the remains washed ashore as Hurricane Isaac battered the coastline.Strong winds and rain helped unearth the ship, revealing a historical find to residents venturing out after the storm.

Opinion differs as to what the ship could have been used for. Some believe the boat was a blockade-runner during the Civil War. Others say it could have used to smuggle alcohol ashore during era of the Prohibition.

Romantic notions no doubt-they can very much be true. But only time and a lot of investigation-cum-research will unveil the true nature of the ship’s function.

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