Santa Maria de Yciar (1554)
Country: USA, Texas
Place: Padre Island
Coordinates (approximate): Lat. ; Long.
Type: Merchant Ship
Lost in 1554 in the coast of Padre Island. This ship hasn’t received much attention from the state of Texas. It is possible that it was impacted by the dredging of the Mansfield Cut, through Padre Island.
Two anchors may be associated with this wreck as well as a few artifacts.
Arnold III, J. Barto & Weddle, Robert. The Nautical Archaeology of Padre Island. The Spanish Shipwreks of 1554, Academic Press, NY 1978.