National Geographic Explorer: Season 2, Episode 16

Quest for the Atocha (23 Mar. 1986)

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Mel Fisher searches 16 years for the treasure of the Spanish galleon Atocha which sank almost 300 years ago.


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When the Spanish galleon Nuestra Senora de Atocha sank over three hundred years ago, it set in motion a centuries-long treasure hunt. Loaded with tons of precious stones and metals, the ship went down off Florida's coast. Mel Fisher attempts to locate and then to salvage the untold riches aboard the Atocha. Written by Jim Beaver <>

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