Hunting the Urca de Lima

Hunting sunken ships off Florida

Inquirer
Mon, Apr. 02, 2007
By Kathleen McGrory
Miami Herald

“The expedition’s catalyst was a retired sailor’s story of viewing some cannons underwater.

HUTCHINSON ISLAND, Fla. – The boat is rumbling, and the coffee is hot and sweet.

It’s the only way to hunt for treasure – or so says Doug Pope.

Pope has spent the last few weeks on a 71-foot treasure-recovery boat called the Polly-L. He is hoping to find a Spanish galleon that may have wrecked off the coast of Hutchinson Island in 1715.”

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