The Sunken Gold: A Story of World War I Espionage and the Greatest Treasure Salvage in History

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On January 25, 1917, HMS Laurentic struck two German mines off the coast of Ireland and sank. The ship was carrying 44 tons of gold bullion to the still-neutral United States via Canada in order to finance the war effort for Britain and its allies. Britain desperately needed that sunken treasure, but any salvage had to be secret since the British government dared not alert the Germans to the presence of the gold. Lieutenant Commander Guybon Damant was the most qualified officer to head the risky mission. Wild gales ...

The Sunken Gold: A Story of World War I Espionage and the Greatest Treasure Salvage in History 2017, Chicago Review Press

ISBN-13: 9781613737583

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The Sunken Gold: A Story of World War I Espionage and the Greatest Treasure Salvage in History 2017, HighBridge Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781681688190

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