Why Dr. Bass Couldn’t Convince Mr. Gumbel

The Trouble with Treasure Revisited, Again
  • Wilburn A. Cockrell
Part of the The Springer Series in Underwater Archaeology book series (SSUA)

Abstract

This past summer I received a telephone call from Greg Stemm, a very nice gentleman who is the president of the Seahawk organization, out of Tampa, Florida. Mr. Stemm is interested in pursuing undersea exploration, and is specifically interested in shipwrecks. He called to tell me that his corporation had just discovered a wooden shipwreck, apparently from the early 17th century, in 1400 feet of water off the Florida Keys. He told me that the shipwreck was in a remarkable state of preservation, and asked if I would be interested in coming down with him to view the wreck with remote sensing equipment on their second trip to the site. I told him I was intrigued with it, and would discuss it further.

Keywords

Archaeological Site Past Summer Ultimate Concern Maritime Archaeology Treasure Hunter 
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