VR Tour Takes You Up Close With The Shipwreck Of A 17th-Century Dutch Smuggler

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High-resolution 3D scans now allow us to explore the remains of this unfortunate vessel.

360 years ago, a Dutch smuggler ship called the “Melckmeyd” (“Milkmaid”) was traveling illegally up the coast of Iceland when it was caught in the middle of a ferocious storm that would end up sending the craft to the bottom of the North Atlantic. In 1992, the ship was rediscovered by local divers Erlendur Guðmundsson and Sævar Árnason and in 1993, a team of maritime archeologists conducted a preliminary investigation of the site.

In 2016, the University of Iceland and the Cultural Heritage Agency of

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