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Past and current featured treasures

This Day in Fleet History

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New Book Has Arrived!

I am happy to finally announce that our latest book “Treasures of a Lost Fleet II” has finally arrived. Last week I drove to Ashland, Ohio to personally take possession of the books to insure...

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Plus Ultra Cover Coin – 1st Quarter 2011

In his efforts to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the sinking of King Philip V’s Spanish treasure fleet of 1715 off Florida’s coast, Ben Costello (Washington, PA) incorporated these “royal” gold issues into his latest...

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Open House at the Fisher Museum

Recently I received an e-mail from Fleet Society member Nichole Johanson with an invitation to all Fleet Society members and friends to attend the 30th Anniversary Open House at the Mel Fisher Museum located in...

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2022 Vero Beach Conference Wrap Up

By all accounts, our recent conference in Vero Beach was an overwhelming success. The conference started with a Meet and Greet on October 30. A number of authors were present to sign books and engage...

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November 2022 Treasure of the Month

Our Treasure of the Month for November is this conserved signal cannon, intact with yoke.  Recovered from the Corrigan’s wreck site north of Vero Beach, this special cannon, also referred to as a salute cannon,...

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Membership Meeting

The 1715 Fleet Society Membership Meeting will be held Monday, October 31, 6:00 PM, at the Bonefish Grill, 2705 Indian River Boulevard, Vero Beach, FL. Those attending can order from the menu and will be...

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Meet and Greet and Book Signing

The three-day 2022 Conference will open on Sunday, October 30 at 12:00 Noon in the Windward Room of the Holiday Inn Oceanside in Vero Beach, Florida, with a Meet and Greet along with authors who...

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Special Message from Charlie Winn

Greetings Society members. This is Charlie Winn, Advisory Board member. As Pedigree researcher for the 1715 Fleet Society, my priority is to serve its members. If you have cob and would like to know if...

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