Mel Fisher's Expeditions is currently working on four (4) major salvage projects. Our first two projects are continuing our search and recovery of the remaining treasure from the Atocha and Santa Margarita. These treasure Galleons were part of a Spanish fleet that sank during a hurricane in 1622, off the coast of Key West. Our third project is a deep water shipwreck, code named "Lost Merchant". Our research, which includes eye witness accounts, tell us that the Lost Merchant sank off the east coast of Florida, loaded with gold bullion. We recently added a forth project that could rewrite the history for the search and recovery of Spanish treasure galleons. If our assumptions and hard data are correct, we are on the verge of discovering a third Spanish treasure Galleon that sank in the same hurricane as the Atocha and Margarita in 1622.

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Contact our Member Relations Team:

Onett Johnson: (305) 294-5266 or email
Zac Preston: (305) 294-5441 or email

200 Greene Street Key West, FL 33040

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Phillippe Cousteau Jr., grandson of the renowned Jacques Cousteau, and his wife, Ashlan, are sharing an exclusive first look at what could be one of the largest discoveries of sunken treasure in 30 years. NBC's Kerry Sanders reports for TODAY from Key West, Florida

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