Like a Game of Battleship

Do you remember playing the game Battleship when you were younger? Searching for boats never loses its excitement: just ask David Hawley, modern-day treasure hunter. “I think you always add more to the history books when you find something like this and look at it first hand,” he says.

As testing continues, we are still keeping our fingers crossed and hoping for the chance to see the Malta’s contents first hand. In the meantime, we have learned some more details about the Malta’s legacy and significance in the town of Malta Bend. According to the Marshall Democrat-News: it’s the talk of the town! Their excellent story, hot off the press today, shares some new details. Take a look, and stay tuned for more updates soon.

Museum closes in on historic Malta Bend steamboat