Balangay Dig Site II

PARADISE ISLAND BARANGAY LIBERTAD

This is the site where 11 balangay boats were originally discovered in the 1970's. Excavation for boat  no. 4 commenced in 2012 and to the amazement of the archaeological team headed by Dr. Mary Jean Louise A. Bulonia, another mch larger boat appeared on its side. Nicknamed "the Mother of Balangay", it is estimated to be around 800 years old and more than 25 meters long with planks as wide as human chest and dowels with the diameter of soda cans. This new find rewrite Philippine Maritime History.

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