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January 13, 2019,  DATELINE: Orlando, Florida FUN Show Wrap Up

January 13, 2019 | 0

Greetings. I just finished spending several days at the Florida United Numismatists coin show in Orlando Florida. I left for the show on Sunday, January 6 and spent a day in St. Augustine, which is one of my favorite cities. I took a few pictures of the Christmas lights in St. Augustine which is always […]

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FUN Convention

64th Annual FUN Convention, January 10th-13th, 2019 in Orlando, FL – Second Notice

December 25, 2018 | 0

Greetings. The 1715 Fleet Society, as usual, will have a table at the Annual FUN Convention at the Orange County Convention Center (West Building Halls WA1 and WA2) on January 10th – 13th, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. We will be located in the Foreign/Ancient Section, Table #1055. For those who are planning to attend, we […]

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December 23, 2018 DATELINE: North Pole

December 23, 2018 | 0

On behalf of myself and the other Directors of the Fleet Society, we would like to wish all of our members, supporters and website visitors a very Merry Christmas. Ben Costello, Director.

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1715 Fleet Society Conference - Cuba Map

1715 Fleet Society Conference Update

December 14, 2018 | 1

The 1715 Fleet Society is planning its 3rd International Conference for 2020, and we thought this would be a good opportunity to hold the event in Cuba, the embarkation point of the 1715 Fleet on July 24, 1715. It is our intention to hold a 4-day program in Cuba, including an evening reception, main conference […]

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FUN Convention

64th Annual FUN Convention, January 10th-13th, 2019 in Orlando, FL

December 10, 2018 | 0

Greetings. The 1715 Fleet Society, as usual, will have a table at the Annual FUN Convention at the Orange County Convention Center (West Building Halls WA1 and WA2) on January 10th – 13th, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. We will be located in the Foreign/Ancient Section, Table #1055. For those who are planning to attend, we […]

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The New New 1715FleetSociety.com

December 10, 2018 | 0

Hello, 1715 Fleet Society members and enthusiasts. This is Craig Grella writing you. I’m the designer of the current website and Fleet Society member #22! Ben asked me to write a quick note announcing a few changes we’re making to the website. As of January 2019, the current design of the website will be 4 […]

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DATELINE: Monroeville, Pa. Fleet Society exhibits at PAN Show

September 19, 2018 | 1

Recently, the 1715 Fleet Society had a Treasure exhibit at the Pennsylvania Association of Numismatist’s Annual Fall Coin Show in Monroeville, Pa. This exhibit was in conjunction with a presentation delivered by the Association’s featured guest speaker, Bob Evans, who lectured on the treasures of the SS Central America. The Central America was lost in […]

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DATELINE: Fort Pierce, Florida Cannon Recovered Near Fort Pierce.

August 14, 2018 | 0

A 303 year old cannon from the 1715 Fleet was recovered and brought to the surface of the Atlantic Ocean on Monday, August 13, 2018 at Fisherman’s Wharf in Fort Pierce, Florida. It is the first cannon to be recovered in the last 30-35 years. The cannon will be restored, a process that takes about […]

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DATELINE: Washington, Pa.   1715 Fleet Presentation

April 13, 2018 | 1

Part of our mission as the Fleet Society is to educate the public about the loss, rediscovery and recovery of the 1715 Fleet. Also, the story of the survivors is an integral component of the 1715 Fleet saga. Last night, I presented a program to the members of the George Washington Numismatic Association, here in […]

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DATELINE: Fort Pierce, Florida. Commemorating a Historic Find

April 10, 2018 | 0

Recently I received these vintage photographs from the personal collection of Fleet Society member John de Bry.  These photos capture a truly memorable event from 1988. It was in July of that year that HRD (Historical Research and Development), a group lead by Mo Molinar and John de Bry, made a historic discovery of 110 […]

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DATELINE: Venetia, Pa. Springtime in Western Pennsylvania

April 2, 2018 | 0

Greetings. Welcome to springtime in western Pennsylvania. Yesterday it was sunny and 55. Tomorrow’s temperature, 68.  Our members who occupy the sunny climes of Florida don’t often get a chance to see snow in April, so I thought that I would accommodate them with these pictures taken in my front yard this morning. Fortunately, I will be in […]

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DATELINE: Washington, Pa. Fleet Society Membership Shirts

March 31, 2018 | 0

Members of the 1715 Fleet Society are now able to acquire membership shirts to promote their membership in the Society. These shirts are of top quality and prominently feature the special Fleet Society membership logo. These shirts were first offered to members in a pre-production advance order in August, 2017. Those members that responded will […]

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