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Deep-sea exploration and salvage experts Odyssey Marine Exploration has set a new world record after recovering silver bullion worth up to €26 million from the wreck of the SS Gairsoppa, a 412-foot steel-hulled British cargo ship that was torpedoed by a German U-boat during World War II and sunk off the Galway coast in February 1941.
An American deep-ocean shipwreck exploration company is in for a major windfall after making the historic discovery of more than $200 million worth of silver which went down aboard a World War II British cargo steamer torpedoed by a German U-boat as it headed for the safety of Galway harbour to refuel.
An American deep-ocean shipwreck exploration company is set to begin a massive salvage operation to recover £70 million of silver which went down aboard a British cargo steamer during World War II 300 miles off the coast of Galway.