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Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea

I'm reading Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea, a thrilling account to tension and heroic efforts during the 1857 sinking of the USS Central America with more than $1.5 million in gold (1857 dollars!), and its eventual recovery by Tommy Thompson (an off-the-wall engineer/entrepreneur) and company.

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