01 May '11, 12am

Two Australians find wreck of ship that sank after visiting Singapore more than 150 years ago

Two Australians find wreck of ship that sank after visiting Singapore more than 150 years ago

The Viscount Melbourne, a British cargo ship, was stranded on a coral reef after being hit by a squall. The wreck was recently discovered by Australian part-time marine archaeologists Hans and Roz Berekoven. -- PHOTOS: THE BEREKOVENS View more photos A SHIP that sank more than 150 years ago in Borneo waters after visiting Singapore has been found by two Australians. Part-time marine archaeologists Hans and Roz Berekoven - who are married to each other - said their find was unlikely to yield any treasures as the ship had been a British cargo vessel, but it could add to knowledge of trade then. Read the full story in The Sunday Times.

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