The crew of the Capitana brought up several million dollars in shipwreck gold doubloons on the 300th anniversary of the sinking of the Spanish 1715 treasure fleet Off the east coast of Florida. This was the largest single day recovery of 1715 Fleet gold doubloons in 50 years with 231 coins. By weeks end, the grand total was over 350!
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Mel King (President of Big Blue Wreck Salvage) discusses the exciting discovery of Spanish gold doubloons on the 1715 Fleet Shipwreck Site during Summer 2013, as well as future plans for the site. Big Blue Wreck Salvage, Inc. is affiliated with the On-going recovery efforts of the 1715 Fleet shipwreck sites on the east coast of Florida.
On the 300th anniversary of the shipwreck, a Diver brings up his glove full of 1715 treasure fleet gold doubloons and reveals them to-the crew on deck. See the incredible find, and watch the crew's fantastic reaction.