Saturday, March 01, 2008

New Odyssey Marine Exploration Shipwreck Treasure may be from 1750 Spanish merchant El Salvador

While Tampa-based Odyssey Marine Exploration says the identity of a North Carolina shipwreck it recently acquired has "not yet been confirmed," the Spanish newspaper El Pais speculates that Odyssey may be talking about El Salvador, a Spanish merchant ship that sank in 1750 with treasure aboard. The treasure-hunting company could not be reached for comment late Monday, but someone anonymously registered the Internet domain name on Feb. 21. That's the same day Odyssey announced it had acquired the legal right to pursue the North Carolina shipwreck - code-named "Firefly" . . .

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