Neat site about an interesting old ship, the SS Central America. If you’ve been following any of the Gulf oil spill work and seen all the ROV (remote operated vehicle) subs, you might find this page of interest also.
For 131 years, the world’s richest treasure – rare and historic relics of the California Gold Rush — lay lost and perfectly preserved in the frigid, lightless depths of the Atlantic, until now . . .
Discover the truly heroic story of the sinking and recent discovery of the SS Central America, the worst peacetime disaster at sea in American History. Find where the sensational "Ship of Gold" exhibit is scheduled to appear and how individuals may acquire SS Central America gold relics for private estates.