The Dry Tortugas Wreck
During 1990 and 1991 Seahawk Deep Ocean Technology completed an excavation
of a deep water shipwreck site off the Florida coast, near the Dry Tortugas.
The location , site and material artifacts suggest a ship of the seventeenth
century Spanish origin, and was believed to be a member of the ill-fated
Additional Research suggests the "Tortugas" wreck is
likely the remains of the Nuestra Senora de la Consolacion.
Seahawk used its Research Vessel RV Seahawk to locate the wrecksite during
1989. Using a Phantom ROV equipped with video capabilities and a manipulator
arm, Seahawk recovered video footage and one artifact ( a bronze bell )
in order to establish an Admirality Claim to the site.
During 1990 and 1991, approximately 17,000
artifacts were recovered, including bars of gold, emerald jewerly, silver
coins, thousands of pearls and priceless seventeenth century ceramics and
2 Reports Available
#1. A Summary Preliminary Archeological Report for Seahawk I , Dry
Tortugas Wrecksite ( 50+ pages )
# 2. Report of The Dry Tortugas Artifact Collection (approx 100 pages - B&W ) detailing the
artifacts that were recovered by Seahawk I Limited partnership, listing in
some detail the Coins, artifacts and inventory numbers..
available for $35.00
also DVD Available for
A 30 minute informational DVD on the Early
Years of Seahawk Deep Ocean Technology, Including the Dry Tortugas Wreck and
Seahawks - St.Augustine Wreck site discovery
available for $19.95 postpaid.
Showing actual underwater recovery of
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for additional info
Vintage Whales Tooth
Gold Sea-Life Bracelet w/1/2 reale coins