Science: Fortune from Neptune

Two gold British sovereigns, one dated 1901, the other 1912, plinked to the mucky deck of the Italian salvage ship Artiglio II (artiglio = talon) last week as she rode off Brest, France. The sovereigns were but a tender of what the next clutch of the Artiglio IPs five-clawed dredge was to raise from the "treasure" ship Egypt 400 ft. below. The dredge dipped, scrabbled, rose 15 tense minutes later with two gold bars and a scattering of sovereigns. The Italian crew went hysterical. "Gold! Gold!" they...

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