Thursday, June 16, 2022

Images of the Treasure Ship San Jose

The Colombian government has released images of the treasure ship San Jose, sunk by the British in 1708 with, it is said, billions in gold and silver on board. Above, the ship, showing the degree of preservation.

Gold on the seafloor.


Chinese porcelain, which had probably crossed the Pacific from the Philippines to Panama before being carried on mules to the Atlantic side and being loaded on the San Jose.

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