Sunken Treasure: We Found It! We Found It!

A Florida team discovers a record sunken treasure, lost in 1622

Every day Mel Fisher greeted crew members from his Florida Keys salvage boats with the same encouraging cry: "Today's the day!" But for 17 years Fisher, 64, was wrong. The day, the one on which he and his 73-member crew would find the cargo of the legendary Spanish galleon Nuestra SeƱora de Atocha, never seemed to arrive. Still, Fisher's cheerful shout kept the crew going through the tough, fruitless years when other salvagers gave up the search for the famed and mysterious 17th century mass shipwreck in which eight or nine vessels were lost.

Two weeks ago, Fisher's persistence paid off....

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