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Hurricane Isaac uncovers a piece of American history off the coast of Alabama.
The skeleton of a ship with an illicit passed now revealed for all to -- Trace Gallagher has the deep south -- West Coast newsroom Trace.
Meg and you talk about a -- ship rising this really is pretty amazing you know some historians -- looked at this and they believe this is actually a blockade -- built by the brits back during the civil war.
President Lincoln you'll -- -- ordered the blockade to cut off the south from trading.
With Europe with hopes of weakening the confederate army now.
These runner boats -- a 150 feet long were designed to out run this steam ships.
And bring much needed supplies to confederate states -- believe is this ship you're looking at.
Is the Monticello.
And that it crashed and burned trying to get through.
The union's naval ships that were guarding mobile bag but other historians believe.
This ship you're looking at is actually -- -- -- -- which was they were wrong not running boat back during prohibition in the 1920s.
And we spoke to another news story today -- says nope it's neither of the above she says quoting here.
We believe it is a twentieth century -- Named Rachel that wrecked -- she was carrying a loaded timber during the 1930s.
We know this because we actually spoke with people who remembered the incident.
From their childhood it's been partly uncovered back during Hurricane Ivan in 2004.
Again during Hurricane -- a little bit in 2008.
And now again.
For hurricane -- so whenever there's a hurricane that begins with a -- You see this ship but it will be there for long because this sands will shift in the ship will be covered up again soon enough -- but it but quite a slap on the beach and Moldova.
Sharon is -- -- thank you welcome.
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