by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker, CoinWeek.com:
Odyssey Marine Exploration (NASDAQ: OMEX) published its fourth operational report Report #14-04 (PDF), which details the firm’s ongoing salvage operations at the site where the SS Central America–the famed “Ship of Gold”–sank more than 150 years ago.
The court-appointed Receiver for the firms Recovery Limited Partnership, LLC and Columbus Exploration contracted Odyssey Marine Exploration to conduct an archaeological excavation of the site and to recover artifacts and valuable trade goods at the site.
The site was last excavated the in 1988 by the Columbus-America Discovery Group, which recovered more than $100 million in gold and silver coins and artifacts from the ship, which were buried under 7,200 feet of seawater.
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