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Mysterious ‘Treasure Chest’ Found in Historic Shipwreck
« on: August 22, 2017, 07:58:06 AM »
Mysterious ‘Treasure Chest’ Found in Historic Shipwreck
Silver coins, pewter jugs, and personal belongings are also among the remains of the Dutch East India Company trading ship that sank in 1740.
 
By Sarah Gibbens

PUBLISHED August 18, 2017

During January of 1740, the Rooswijk, a Dutch East India Company trading ship, set sail for Jakarta and was never seen again. It wasn't until days later, when letters and personal items from the ship's passengers washed ashore, that the English government realized it had sunk to the bottom of the ocean just off the coast of Kent, England.

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/08/shipwreck-rooswijk-dutch-trading-kent-england-artifacts-spd/
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