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Explorers strike gold off coast of Savannah after 10-year search
Explorers strike gold off coast of Savannah
trefwoorden: VS - Savannah - burgeroorlog - schip
After searching the ocean for more than 10 years, explorers of a Civil War-era shipwreck off the coast of Savannah have struck gold.
Salvage crews from Tampa, Fla.-based Odyssey Marine Exploration Inc. discovered in August what they believed to be the site where the side-wheel steamer SS Republic sank during a hurricane in 1865.
Archaeologists since have been working to recover artifacts from the Republic but had been unable to find the shipment of gold that the ship was said to be carrying - until now.
Lees verder bij: Online Athens News (8 november 2003)