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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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