Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Finders of the SS Republic Shipwreck Discover a Sunken Treasure of WWI Silver

Odyssey Marine Exploration said Monday it has discovered its second sunken ship this year under a contract with the United Kingdom — this one carrying silver currently valued at more than $19 million.

The Tampa treasure hunting company found the shipwreck of the SS Mantola — a World War I vessel that sank after a German torpedo struck it in . . .

Read more at: St. Petersburg Times

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