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    Update on find

    found a round concretion last month and broke away crust to discover a round ball
    wondered if could be a small canon ball - well took to Whydah pirate museum and had archeologist look at it
    and she confirmed I had a large "shot" ball or small canon ball from a swivel gun

    it is little larger than lg shot balls they've found and she seemed to lean more toward from a deck gun

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    Congratualtions!
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    Oh wow very cool! I'm always amazed at the finds that people get on the forum!
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    Well that's just flat out interesting! Well done on the follow-up!
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    how would you like to get hit with that nice find

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    Hope it turns out to be CW or earlier. Congrats on the nice find.
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    That’s a cool piece. I bet that made a mess when it hit something.
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    Very cool. That Whydah display is incredible! They were set up in Portland for a few months. It was beyond my expectations. Congrats on a great relic
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    That's awesome. Nice to get some informed confirmation from an expert. I had a chance to visit that museum a couple of weeks ago. Very fun, and educational.
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    I'm not an expert but I have been metal detecting the City Park for 30 years, and I feel confident in saying that sized ball was most likely used to kill lobsters.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rook3434 View Post
    Hope it turns out to be CW or earlier. Congrats on the nice find.
    the one thing she could not do is date it - I find musketballs in the area and flatbuttons now and then which the buttons
    range from 1700s into the 1800s - I found a Continental USA Washington army pewter button in the area in the water
    though no fighting took place that I know of - it was probably a practice shot - same with the musket balls
    I know that supposedly there was a small sloop that ran aground there in the later 1700s that they supposedly used for target practice for yrs
    I find bronze nails/spikes and lead balls around one area but it is a couple miles from where iron ball came from
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    Nicely done,, definitely not a common find.
    Congratulations
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    That is sweet...d2
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    Nice find, and effort into having the ID made.
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