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Judge rules treasure-hunters must return sunken booty to Spain

MIAMI — A Florida company that found sunken treasure from a 19th century warship must return more than a half-million silver and gold coins to the Spanish government by next week, a federal judge in Tampa ruled Friday. In addition, Spain does not need to reimburse the deep sea recovery…

Treasure hunters eye huge silver haul from WWII ship

MIAMI — When the SS Gairsoppa was torpedoed by a German U-boat, it took its huge silver cargo to a watery grave. Seventy years later, US divers said they are working to recover what may well be the biggest shipwreck haul ever. Florida-based Odyssey Marine Exploration on Monday confirmed the…