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Team of Explorers Uncover Famous Sunken Ship

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Two rival explorers have teamed up on a very special project in the Baltic sea. Their aim is to locate and explore the wreck of one of the most historic ships in Swedish history: Mars.

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It was a 16th century floating behemoth commissioned by Erik XIV of Sweden to help seize control of the profitable trade routes in the Baltic Sea. The legendary warship, Mars the Magnificent, met its match in what is considered history's first modern naval battle. After centuries of searching, a team of scientists and researchers have found the wooden ship 250 feet below the surface of the chilly Baltic waters, revealing the discovery of a lifetime.

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