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Treasure hunter searches for long-lost Spanish galleon in Nassau Sound (Florida)

Featured Image: This is a locator map showing Nassau County  in Florida where Nassau Sound, the believed location of the remains of the Spanish treasure San Miguel is located. CREDIT: David Benbennick SOURCE: Wikipedia (Public Domain).

From Treasure Works By Drew Dixon Last Updated on Monday, 15 April 2013 09:51

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – Nassau Sound is known for its tricky waters to navigate, shark infestations and a remote, narrow pass where the Nassau River meets the Atlantic Ocean.

Doug Pope also sees the sound as a possible site of treasure from the long-lost Spanish galleon San Miguel that wrecked in 1715. Pope is president of Amelia Research & Recovery LLC, based in Fernandina Beach, and his quest to find the San Miguel’s loot is the basis of his business.  . . . Read Complete Report