Explorers raise the bar — 1,574 silver ones — in WW II shipwreck (W/Video)

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From New York Daily News BY  SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2013, 5:54 AM

Odyssey Marine Exploration just finished a record-setting recovery effort in the North Atlantic, pulling 1,574 silver ingots from the wreck of merchant ship SS Gairsoppa three miles below the choppy seas. The total value is expected to rise more than $35 million.

The mournful tale of the SS Gairsoppa stood unchanged for seven decades — sunk by a German U-boat, 84 people killed, its fortune in silver bars forever lost to the Atlantic Ocean.

There’s a new ending now — with a twist long considered impossible. . . . Read Complete Report.

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From youtube uploaded by Russ Balbirona on Sep 27, 2011

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