Science: Deep-Sea Gold

When the Laurentic was sunk off Lough Swilly by a German submarine during the War, a large treasure in bullion went down with it. The British marked the site and fought on. But in 1918 the attempt to salvage the undersea gold was begun, and to date about $35,000,000 has been recovered by divers.

Not until 1920 was much accomplished owing to the greater need for apparatus and divers at Scapa Flow. By that time the Laurentic had broken up and proved a mass of tangled ironwork. During 1920 only eight bars of...

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