Mary Rose Museum opens in Portsmouth

Gold coins recovered from the wreck

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 The Mary Rose Museum opening on May 30, 2013 in the Solent off Portsmouth, England.The Mary Rose was a warship of the Tudor navy of King Henry VIII. She sank in the Solent on 19 July 1545 during an invasion by the French fleet. The wreck of the Mary Rose was rediscovered in 1971 and salvaged in 1982. The Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard is the new home to warship, and some of the 19,000 artifacts that sank with her. The museum opens 30 years after the hull of Mary Rose was raised from the sea.

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