Monday, 26 September 2011

Silver haul on Atlantic shipwreck

Two hundred tonnes of silver has been found on an Atlantic shipwreck, with a value estimated to be about £150million. It is the largest ever haul of precious metal found at sea.

The find was found on board the ruins of the SS Gairsoppa, a UK cargo ship sunk by a German U-boat in 1941.

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