January 28, 1965
The Vero Beach Press Journal reports that Also referred to occasionally as “The Real 8 Company”- was incorporated in 1961. It had eight members….Kip Wagner, Kip Kelso, Dan Thompson, Harry Cannon, Lou Ullian, Del Long, Erv Taylor and Lis... President Kip Wagner (1906 – 1972) was instrumental in the formation of the team that later became the Real Eight Company and one of the greatest salvage groups that ever explored the 1715 Fleet wrecks. He ... hopes to visit Spain later in the year in order to collect information about the 1715 Fleet from the Spanish archives located in that country. He believes that the archives may furnish clues that would help locate additional treasure related to the sinking of that fleet.