Divers survey wreckage of Civil War-era boat

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Researchers have plunged into a murky river in Tampa to survey the wreckage of the Scottish Chief, the third Civil War-era blockade runner discovered in the last three years in waters around Tampa Bay.

The Florida Aquarium's team of scientific divers is there after surveying and mapping the wreck of the Kate Dale, a blockade runner found in the Hillsborough River near Lowry Park. Much speculation surfaced about the location of the Scottish Chief, and now, researchers know.

Click here for a report in The Tampa Tribune.