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Website Speed and Server Upgrades

Hello Fleet Society Members, Craig here, web admin for 1715FleetSociety.com. You may have recently noticed we put a splash page on the site during which time the website content was inaccessible. That was a temporary...

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My First Fleet Coin – By John Pullin

Recently, I had a conversation with Fleet Society Director, John Pullin, regarding Society business when he relayed to me a very interesting story. It seems that John was a participant in the November 1972 Schulman...

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Fernandina Beach Gold Bars Mystery

While researching Real Eight Company documents acquired from Dan Thompson (one of the original members of that company) I found this interesting article from the September 1976 edition of “Treasure Magazine”. It appears that 16...

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Recent Find on Florida Beach

Recently I was contacted by Fleet Society member Dale Justice (membership #103) regarding an interesting item he found just north of Vero Beach. Dale is an accomplished beach hunter who has hunted area beaches for...

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Happy New Year 2021!

Happy New Year 2021! On Behalf of myself and the other Directors of the 1715 Fleet Society, I would like to wish everyone a Happy (and prosperous) New Year. It goes without saying that 2020...

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January 2021 Treasure of the Month

We begin the new year with our Treasure of the Month for January, this pair of earrings from the famous “Queen’s Jewels” find of 1993. What were the “Queen’s Jewels”? Well, here is the story....

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