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September 30, 2016

On Friday, Sea Reaper and crew returned to Key West from a 19-day trip to the famed shipwreck site of the 1622 Santa Margarita where they logged, tagged and recovered over three hundred artifacts.

Clockwise from top: Levin Shavers with his first silver coin from the Mar...

September 12, 2016

MRR is proud to announce that we have signed a contract with Motivation, Inc. to work the famed Santa Margarita wreck site west of Key West, FL. The MRR team has moved the Sea Reaper to Key West and plans to be onsite and actively continuing the search for the missing...

August 24, 2016

Last week, MRR diver Austin Daly recovered what is likely one of the most remarkable pieces of K’ang Hsi porcelain found on a 1715 wreck site this year while working under contract with 1715 Queens Jewels, LLC. The recovery was made in an area where associated artifact...

August 23, 2016

On Tuesday, Japanese actress Mari Yaguchi brought up artifacts from a 1715 shipwreck site while working on board the Sea Reaper as the host of a show being filmed for the Japanese television network TBN.  Yaguchi joined MRR divers with a metal detector and first surfac...

August 22, 2016

This week, MRR welcomed an international film crew from Japanese television network Fuji TV aboard the Sea Reaper to film the daily activities involved in historic shipwreck artifact recovery.  For two days, the film crew documented work being done on the deck and unde...

July 28, 2016

Late last week, the MRR expedition team began excavation in a known area on a Ft. Pierce 1715 shipwreck site managed by Queens Jewels, LLC. MRR divers recovered a total of 54 silver coins, indicating that the area still contains artifacts to be rescued. As seen in the...

July 25, 2016

On Monday, Sea Reaper divers Zack Sztanyo and Dan Schweizer, working for MRR under contract with Queens Jewels, LLC, recovered another rare gold coin from the 1715 fleet off the coast of Fort Pierce, FL. It was a calm day on the water when the Sea Reaper divers returne...

July 9, 2016

MRR recovered a unique silver artifact from a 1715 wreck site, and while small, it is actually a reflection of the developing cultures in Mexico during the colonial period. The object is likely a button or a decorative boss. There have been many buttons recovered from...

June 10, 2016

MRR continues to locate significant artifacts along the Treasure Coast with the recovery of a piece of K'ang Hsi porcelain.  A common trade good from the East during China's K'ang Hsi Dynasty, this characteristic blue-on-white porcelain was carried on the Spanish galle...

June 9, 2016

The MRR Expedition Team has recovered 2 gold two escudos, proving a successful start to the 2016 season along Florida's Treasure Coast.  The gold coins, minted in Bogota and carried on the 1715 fleet galleons, were discovered Thursday while working an area along the Do...

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