Shipwreck Credited With Inspiring ‘The Goonies’ Found Off Oregon Coast

Shipwreck Credited With Inspiring ‘The Goonies’ Found Off Oregon Coast


Part of the wreck of a three hundred year old Spanish galleon believed in part to have inspired “The Goonies” was found in sea caves off the coast of Oregon

Timbers from the 17th-century ship’s hull were discovered in sea caves along Oregon’s coast. They were removed in a coordinated effort that gave archaeologists only an hour and a half to remove the ship’s remains due to tide conditions. 

“The extraordinarily rare hull remains were removed from sea caves near Manzanita earlier this week in a risky emergency recovery mission involving archaeologists, law enforcement personnel, and search-and-rescue teams from multiple state and local agencies,” National Geographic reported.

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The Maritime Archeology Society (MAS), which has been working on the project for 15 years, discovered parts of the ships and

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