GOLD! (WET, BUT IT'S STILL GOLD!)
- Blackbeard's booty. David, Lester // Boys' Life;Nov93, Vol. 83 Issue 11, p32
States that treasure hunters still look along the coasts of the United States for the riches left behind by sunken pirate ships. The pirate ship Whidah that sank off Cape Cod, Massachusetts in 1717 with an estimated $50 million in riches; How William Kidd turned to pirating; Blackbeard (Edward...
- GOLD DIGGERS. Falvey, Kevin // Boating;Sep2000, Vol. 73 Issue 9, p92
Presents an article on submarine treasure hunting.
- Detecting Underwater In Mexico. // Treasure Hunting;Dec2006, p82
The author describes his underwater treasure hunting experiences using the Surfmaster PI detector. His first foray into the water produced three coins, a ten peso, five peso and 50 cent piece. His return to underwater detecting after two days produced one small plain silver ring. The author...
- SPANISH GOLD TWO FATHOMS DEEP. Atwater, James // Saturday Evening Post;12/12/1964, Vol. 237 Issue 44, p66
Looks into the treasures of the Atlantic Ocean. Value of the treasures looted by pirates and poachers; Introduction of Kip Wagner to help salvage the remaining valuable items; Description of the coins.
- Up From the Deep. Gordon, Kay // Sandlapper: The Magazine of South Carolina;Winter2006/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p10
The article describes the treasure-trove recovered from an underwater exploration and underwater archaeology project in Lake Murray, South Carolina. The historical artifacts came from a B-25C Mitchell Bomber airplane which sank in April 1943. The recovery of the plane is attributed to the...
- I Prowled the Outback: THE WORD IS URANIUM. Worden, William L. // Saturday Evening Post;7/7/1956, Vol. 229 Issue 1, p36
Relates the experience of a group of adventurers during their treasure hunting expedition in Australia. Significant areas in the country where uranium can be found; Challenges faced in obtaining a mining lease on uranium; Lack of water from the rivers in the eastern mountains.
- Treasure Quest. Behar, Michael // Smithsonian;Dec2004, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p116
Profiles American treasure hunter, Robert Graf, and his search for a multi-million dollar booty stashed by pirates hundreds of years ago in the waters of a Seychelles island. Description of the treasure he has been seeking for fifteen years, as of 2004; Story behind the pirate treasure, the...
- Tales of sunken gold and hunters of the depths. Walker, Bryce S. // Smithsonian;Jan87, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p96
This article presents information on the search for sunken treasures brought by voyagers in Europe in the 1600s. It was the year 1687, and the 200-ton James and Mary lay berthed at the Royal Dockyard near Greenwich. The hero of the moment was William Phips, captain of the ship, who had brought...
- Legislative fight over historic artifacts looms. Spencer, Thomas // Native American Times;1/27/2012, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p1
The article discusses the proposed legislation in the state of Alabama which would amend the Alabama Cultural Resources Act by banning any disturbance of Native American burial sites by explorers and would require the Alabama Historical Commission to issue a permit to an underwater explorer...