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Treasure hunters from around the world have looked at the Florida Keys as a place of rich pickings. The Nuestra Señora de Atocha was one of the most famous fleets of Spanish ships to succumb to the sea. The fleet sank in 1622 off the Florida Keys while carrying copper, silver, gold, tobacco, gems, jewels and indigo from Spanish ports at Cartagena and Porto Bello in New Granada, and Havana, bound for… Read More