I’ve always wanted to learn to SCUBA dive. It’s been something on my list of things to do for some time, and eventually I’ll get there. But here’s one more reason we should all get certified.
That USA Today article tells the tale of deep sea explorers who have salvaged over 17 tons of gold and silver coins dating back to colonial-era America. The haul is estimated to be worth a whopping $500 million. For various reasons, the salvage company has not divulged any information about the ship or it’s location as of yet, but it is said to lay in International Waters, and is subject to the rights of salvage at sea. The salvage team has already pulled up more than 500,000 coins and artifacts that are said to be in better condition than typical finds of this type.
That settles it, I’m going to book my scuba classes immediately. Anyone want to join The Adventure Blog salvage team?
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