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Battle over rights to 'holy grail' of shipwrecks

Thursday, December 10, 2015

It’s been called the holy grail of shipwrecks. A 300-year-old ship was found off the coast of Colombia carrying gold and jewels worth $17 billion.

But that discovery is causing a bitter battle that spans three countries. While Spain and Colombia clash over who owns right to the galleon San José, which sank in 1708 while carrying billions of dollars worth of gold and jewels, a U.S. salvage company is also calling dibs.

Source: Fox News Latino