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Spanish treasure ship missing since 1681 found
Spanish treasure ship found
trefwoorden: Santa Clara - Spanje - galjoen - 17e eeuw
Six pirate ships closed in on the Spanish treasure ship the Santa Maria De La Consolacion as the galleon sailed up the Pacific coast of South America.
Slow and bloated with silver, gold and gems mined in Peru or looted from the remnants of the once-mighty Incas.
The viceroy of Peru had ordered the ship to set sail against the wishes of its captain, Juan de Lerma, and despite rumors of pirates prowling the waters.
Lees verder bij: Seattle Times (2 november 2003)