Last Updated on 4/9/2006 by bidz

Utah divers to search for sunken Spanish ship Atlantic

Daily Herald
The Associated Press
Wednesday, April 05, 2006

“MIDVALE, Utah — A team of Utah scuba divers is training in Lake Powell this week to prepare for a treasure hunt in the Atlantic. The divers hope their quest leads them to a Spanish ship that was carrying gold, silver and jewelry when it sank in 1750.

The company said it is using a proprietary technology to find sunken ships along Florida’s Atlantic coast.

“We’ve been able to identify more wrecks than, uh, if I told you the number, you’d think I was an idiot. So let’s just say we found a lot,” said Blum, an investment adviser and longtime recreational diver.”

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