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Holland gets its sunken treasure back
By David Keys, Age Correspondent, London
December 13, 2005

“Ingots lost at sea 266 years ago have been recovered from a wreck in the English Channel.

THE DUTCH Government has started taking possession of tens of thousands of dollars worth of silver bullion that it last saw 266 years ago.

The silver had been on a Dutch East India Co. ship that vanished in a storm in the English Channel in 1739.”

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