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Treasure hunter takes aim at $3B sunken bounty

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That platinum is gone i bet. if it was payment to the US i bet the government went and got that platinum long ago.
 
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Just FYI, current price of platinum - $1622. Current gold price - $1747

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The platinum was intended as payment from the Soviet Union to the United States, he said.
And it's not like the Russians would ever lie about something like that.
 
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It seems odd that something at a relatively shallow depth of 700 ft. wouldn't have been found and salvaged by now... though the ship was probably flying "under the radar" and who may of known of the location when it sunk?

"Brooks said the Port Nicholson was going from Nova Scotia to New York and carrying 71 tons of platinum when it was torpedoed. The platinum was intended as payment from the Soviet Union to the United States, he said.

A federal court judge has granted him the salvage rights, he said."
 

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It seems odd that something at a relatively shallow depth of 700 ft. wouldn't have been found and salvaged by now... though the ship was probably flying "under the radar" and who may of known of the location when it sunk?
if found someone is going to make ALOT of $$
 
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If found? It IS found.. thats the point of the article...no?
 
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Just start collecting catalytic converter from cards & you'll be rich...:D