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Deep-Ocean Exploration Company Recovers More Than 61 Tons Of Silver From WWII Shipwreck

A Florida-based deep-ocean exploration company says it has recovered more than 61 tons of silver bullion from a World War II shipwreck off the coast of Ireland.


Tons of silver were found by the Tampa-based company off the coast of Ireland. (Photo credit should read Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

Tampa Company Recovers 48 Tons Of Silver From WWII Sunken Ship

Odyssey Marine Exploration Inc. says it has recovered approximately 48 tons of silver bullion from a British cargo ship sunk during WWII off Ireland’s coast.

CBS Tampa–07/18/2012

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Spain Asks Judge to Force Handover of Treasure From Tampa Company

Tampa deep-sea explorers lost their legal bid to keep a half million silver coins and other treasure raised from a Spanish shipwreck. Now Spain wants to know when and how it will be handed over.

CBS Tampa–02/17/2012

Supreme Court Rejects Tampa Treasure Hunter’s Claim on Spanish Sliver

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court justice has rejected an appeal by Tampa deep-sea explorers who wanted to hold onto a trove of Spanish shipwreck treasure while the courts finish sorting out ownership rights.

CBS Tampa–02/09/2012

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