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Gold Rush Shipwreck Yields Trove Of Lost Treasures

LiveScience | Denise Chow | Posted 05.06.2014 | Science

In 1857, during the dwindling years of the California Gold Rush, a steamship loaded with some 30,000 pounds (13,600 kilograms) of gold was ensnared i...

LOOK: Spanish Shipwreck's Treasure Shown For The First Time

AP | ALAN CLENDENNING | Posted 01.30.2013 | World

MADRID -- Spanish cultural officials allowed a first peek Friday at some of the 16 tons (14.5 metric tons) of shipwreck treasure worth an estimated $5...

HUGE Treasure Haul From Cargo Ship Sunk During WWII

Posted 07.18.2012 | World

While the SS Gairsoppa may not be worth its weight in gold, the 412-foot British shipwreck is worth a whole lot in silver -- approximately $38 million...

Explorers Can't Keep Spanish Treasure

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 03.16.2012 | Miami

TAMPA, Fla. -- A federal judge was considering Friday whether to force Florida deep-sea explorers to hand over to Spain the last of the treasure they ...

Last-Ditch Effort To Claim Treasure

AP | DANIEL WOOLLS | Posted 04.28.2012 | World

MADRID (AP) — Spain on Monday rejected Peru's claim to a huge multimillion-dollar undersea treasure recovered from the wreckage of a ship that had l...

17 Tons Of Spanish-Galleon Treasure To Be Retrieved

AP | Posted 02.21.2012 | World

MADRID -- Spain said Monday it will soon send hulking military transport planes to Florida to retrieve 17 tons of treasure that U.S. undersea explorer...

Thanks For Finding Our $500 Million In Sunken Treasure, We'll Keep That

AP | Posted 04.02.2012 | World

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — An attorney for the Spanish government said a federal judge's ruling Tuesday means Florida deep-sea explorers will have to start ...

Sunken Treasure Worth $18 Million Found In North Atlantic

Posted 12.10.2011 | World

Sunken treasure doesn't only surface in movies. Explorers recently found about $18 million worth of silver onboard a shipwreck in the North Atlanti...

U.S. Treasure Hunters Find WWII Shipwreck Carrying Millions In Silver

AP | Posted 11.27.2011 | Business

TAMPA, Fla. -- Odyssey Marine Exploration Inc. on Monday said it confirmed the identity and location of a World War II-era shipwreck believed to be ca...

WIKILEAKS: US Attempted To Trade Sunken Gold for Nazi Loot

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(Source: ARTINFO) MADRID-- An underwater treasure. A looted Impressionist masterpiece. Diplomatic intrigue. Nazis. It all sounds like the plot of a Cl...