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Official: Tongan Wreck May Be Pirate Treasure Ship

August 9, 2012
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Divers in Tonga have discovered a shipwreck believed to be a pirate vessel that folklore says sank in the 19th century with a hold full of treasure, officials in the Pacific nation said Thursday.

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Newsy (Aug. 14, 2012) — Explorer-turned-pirate Shaun Whitehead is heading to a treasure island in search of $200 million worth of stolen, shiny goods dating back to 1820.
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Precious Collection of Treasure Debuts in Rome

Precious Collection of Treasure Debuts in Rome

Reuters (Oct. 30, 2013) — The "Treasure of San Gennaro", an Italian treasure trove of gifts to ward off catastrophe, goes on show in Rome. Tara Cleary reports.
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Undersea Explorer Finds 'Yellow Brick Road'

Undersea Explorer Finds 'Yellow Brick Road'

AP (Sep. 25, 2013) — Undersea explorer Barry Clifford discovered the sunken 'Whydah' ship off Cape Cod in 1984 and has since pulled up about 200,000 artifacts. He calls this stretch of sea floor the 'yellow brick road' because he believes there's more treasure.
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Shipwreck Gold Found Off Fla. Coast

Shipwreck Gold Found Off Fla. Coast

AP (Sep. 4, 2013) — A family of treasure hunters has found hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of gold from a ship that went down off the Florida coast some three hundred years ago.
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