20 miles Off coast and 11 Spanish Gallions wrecked. Imaging with Mel the conditions and struggles these sailors had as-they tried to survive. Join-us as Mel Discusses the immediate aftermath of the disaster from the beach where it occurred 300 years ago. Mel King, President of Big Blue Wreck Salvage, is a maritime historian and one of the country's leading experts in Spanish Colonial numismatics.
The 1715 treasure fleet shipwrecks left gold doubloons, pieces of eight, and other historical artifacts from 11 Spanish galleons off the East coast of Florida which are still being recovered by modern salvors like Big Blue Wreck Salvage.