This Day in Fleet History – September 20, 1987

The crew of  the salvage vessel “Virgalona” recover 216 gold coins of various denominations. This was the largest recovery of gold coins from the 1715 Fleet in over two decades. Douglass Beach Wreck site, Ft. Pierce, Florida.

Ben Costello

Ben Costello

Ben Costello is a director of the 1715 Fleet Society and an attorney in Washington, PA. His fill bio can be found here.

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