Today, MRR crew member Rob Hill recovered his first gold coins from one of the famed 1715 Fleet wreck site. The Douglas Beach site is known for the large amount of gold coins recovered in years past. While diving on board the vessel Sea Reaper, Rob was in the water with Josh Fisher Abt. The water was clear and approximately 20 ft. deep when the glimmer of gold shined from a crack in the seafloor. Diver Rob Hill recovers gold coins on a 1715 wreck site. Rob surfaced with the f
The Sea Reaper left Key West on Saturday and arrived in Ft. Pierce Sunday morning to perform its first day of work for the 1715 season. By Tuesday, the third day on one of the famed Treasure Coast sites, divers recovered a gold coin and four silver coins John Brandon, Rob Hill and Dan Porter with gold coin recovered from a 1715 wreck. The day began with two divers in the water performing methodical metal detector surveys after excavations in a target area off of Ft. Pierce.