Dec 12, 2012, 07:49 PM
Pensacola Florida Spanish Ship Wreck
Would any of you guys be interested in a book I found from the Bureau of Archaeological Research called The Emanuel Point Ships: Archaeological Investigations 1992-1995? It's the oldest known Spanish ship wreck in Florida.
Dec 13, 2012, 12:33 AM
I would be interested. I live minutes from Pensacola.
Dec 13, 2012, 12:35 AM
Thanks for mentioning it. I did some Googling and found a cool read on that wreck here: The Emanuel Point Ship: Archaeological Investigations, 1992-1995, Preliminary Report
Dec 13, 2012, 08:06 PM
I guess whoo needs the book when there is google! What I am amased at is they onley found one coin.Eather it wasn't a treasure ship or they salvaged it right after it sunk.
Dec 13, 2012, 10:36 PM
Pirate of the Martires
Baywalker, anyone that has researched the Emanuel Point wreck knows that it is one ship from the fleet of Tristan De Luna. This was an exploratory fleet from Spain. De Luna wanted to start a Spanish colony in Pensacola. There was no treasure from Mexico or South America. The Emanuel Point wreck is one of 11 ships that wrecked in 1559. There was no treasure aboard any of the vessels. Thats why Spain does not claim any of the ships as soverign vessels.
Dec 14, 2012, 02:29 AM
I like finding stuff
Funny, how that goes...
Originally Posted by Salvor6
"There comes a time in every rightly-constructed boy's life when he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure..." - Twain
Dec 14, 2012, 08:13 AM
Yeah, where's that Smart Guy Archie now?
Originally Posted by LM
"A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything." — Friedrich Nietzsche
"You ask where I live. I cannot tell you. I am a Voyageur, a Chicot, sir. I live everywhere. My grandfather was a voyageur; he died while on a voyage. My father was a voyageur; he died while on a voyage. I will also die while en route, and another Chicot will take my place. Such is our course of life."
Dec 14, 2012, 08:15 AM
Your Answer is YES, I am a Recovering Brain Donor
Last edited by Trembull; Dec 14, 2012 at 08:27 AM.
Dec 14, 2012, 03:06 PM
Pirate of the Martires
That was a good shot Daryl.
Dec 14, 2012, 09:33 PM
Hay guys I am not a ship wreck diver just saw the book on a table of free books and thought it would be of intrest to someone on this forum.
Jan 18, 2013, 06:25 PM
I live in Fairhope and I would really like the book. I am trying to start a treasure library in my office. I don't care if it was a treasure ship or not.
At the end of the day if my family build another memory that is the "real" treasure we all can find, and have fun while doing it.
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