Search for Beeswax shipwreck along north Oregon coast to resume …

ASTORIA – The search for the elusive Beeswax shipwreck along the northern Oregon coast will begin again in July, the Maritime Archaeological Society announced Thursday.

The wreck, named for the large lumps of beeswax that have been found scattered along the coast for the past two centuries, is believed to be a Spanish galleon that wrecked in the late 1600s. 

The search has been ongoing for at least 11 years, said Chris Dewey, president of the Maritime Archaeological Society. But this expedition is poised to be the most comprehensive search for the wreck yet, he said Thursday morning in Astoria.

“In the past, we’ve been more at

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