Spanish treasure fleet - Wikipedia

The income of the Spanish crown from all sources was about 2.5 million pesos in 1550, 14 million in the 1590s, about 15 million in 1760 and 30 million in 1780. In 1665 the debts of the Spanish crown were 30 million pesos short-term and 300 million long-term. Most of the New World production was silver, but Colombian mines produced mostly gold.

10 Lost Treasures in America Waiting to be Found - History Collection

A fortune worth $1 million when it was hidden in 2010 is waiting to be picked up somewhere in the Rocky Mountains just a few miles from Santa Fe, New Mexico. The poem, maps, comments from other searchers, and other guides to finding the treasure are online and easy to find. Evidently, though, the treasure is not.

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San Juan River (Vancouver Island) - Wikipedia

The First Nations of Vancouver Island have a legend of a Spanish trading schooner which arrived on the Island's southwestern coast in 1777. The Spanish anchored in the harbour and traded with the Nitinat Natives. The Spanish discovered gold in the San Juan River and tried to recover the gold. The Nitinat Natives slaughtered the Spanish expedition.

«Treasure Island» in Spanish - LinguaBooster

La Isla Del Tesoro «Treasure Island» in Spanish La Isla del Tesoro 3.82 67 votes Read online Download We also recommend you listening to the audio book "Treasure Island" in Spanish Content Table of contents Read the book Download the book Reviews Table of contents Expand Work in other languages Treasure Island in Italian Treasure Island in Russian

The Spanish Treasure Fleets of 1715 and 1733: Disasters Strike at Sea

This violent storm off the coast of Florida in July 1715 ravaged 11 Spanish ships as they attempted to return to Spain. From the mid 16th to the mid 18th century, heavily-armed fleets such as this plied the waters between Spain and the Americas transporting massive amounts of New World treasure.

Cave Tours -

The Old Spanish Treasure Cavern is known as a maze cavern that has passageways and rooms leading everywhere. You will see a variety of formations and if your lucky you might be able to see one of the many types of cave animals like bats or salamanders during your visit. On your tour you will go back into the mountain about 1/3 of a mile.

Vancouver Island History

Malaspina, Quadra, Galiano, Valdés, Cortés: these and many other romantic-sounding names belong to some of the most ancient and prestigious families of Spain, but they are household names to present-day coast-dwelling British Columbians. The names provide an almost lyrical evidence of an early Spanish presence in what are now Canadian waters.

Sir Francis Drake's Hidden Fortunes - AREAS GREY

Copy by John Conyers of Francis Fletcher's map of Elizabeth Island, off Cape Horn, forming part of the British Library's Sloane Manuscript 61. ... Drake Viewing Treasure Taken From a Spanish Ship. Capture of Nuestra Señora de la Concepción Detail of Jodocus Hondius map of 1589 showing cove in New Albion visited by Francis Drake. ...

1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet - Cannon Beach Treasure Company

The fabled 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet has been the subject of two major Hollywood motion pictures and recent television docu-dramas. The films, The Deep, and Fool's Gold, portray romanticized versions of the discovery of the vast treasures of the lost Spanish Treasure Fleet.

Vancouver Island - Wikipedia

Vancouver Island is an island in the northeastern Pacific Ocean and part of the Canadian province of British Columbia.The island is 456 km (283 mi) in length, 100 km (62 mi) in width at its widest point, and 32,134 km 2 (12,407 sq mi) in area. The island is the largest by area and the most populous along the west coasts of the Americas.. The southern part of Vancouver Island and some of the ...

History & Heritage of Vancouver Island

The history of Vancouver Island, British Columbia is an interesting amalgamation of First Nations and European culture and heritage. Archaeological records reflect the presence of First Nations people on the land for at least 13,800 years, long before Captain Cook's arrival at Nootka Island in 1778 and subsequent English and Spanish explorers who found their way to the lush paradise of the ...

6 Legendary Lost Treasures That Are Still Up for Grabs

In 1712, Spain had just finished its War of Succession, which meant they were kind of light on funds. Luckily, they had yet to loot all the riches from their colonies in the New World, so in 1715, they assembled 11 galleon- and galley-class ships containing pearls, emeralds, gold, and silver to transport wealth from Cuba to Spain.

Spanish treasure fleet | Military Wiki | Fandom

The Spanish treasure fleet, also called silver fleet, plate fleet (from the Spanish plata meaning "silver"), or West Indies Fleet from Spanish Flota de Indias, was a convoy system adopted by the Spanish Empire from 1566 to 1790. The convoys were general purpose cargo fleets used for transporting a wide variety of items, including agricultural goods, lumber, various metal resources, luxuries ...

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Explorers and Pirates Of The Pacific Northwest

If crews were to be persuaded to brave the open Atlantic and the notorious straits it would only be by the promise of fabulous rewards awaiting them in lands beyond -- of Spanish galleons laden with treasure that would fall into their hands as easliy as unarmed Spanish fishing boats.

Treasure island | Spanish Translator

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5 Most Valuable Spanish Treasure Ships Never Found

Like San Miguel, the El Ciervo is thought to have sunk in waters off of Amelia Island, but no sign of her has ever been found. 4. San José - The Top Secret Wreck. Our final Spanish treasure shipwreck was actually discovered in November 2015 in 600 meters (1,970 feet) of water off the coast of Columbia. However, as the Colombian government ...

Legend of the Lost Golden Bullets Mine - BEYOND NOOTKA

Vancouver Island has seen its share of gold rushes but never any as big as the Klondyke or Cariboo. However, there is one story that has stirred the imagination of many men for the last one hundred and forty years and that is the story of the rumoured Golden Bullets Mine of the Cowichan region. Attention was brought to the story of this mine by ...

Shipwreck Hunters Pursue 'Holy Grails' Of West Coast Wrecks

Listen • 4:05 1 of 3 Drawing of the Tonquin under attack from tribal warriors off the West Coast of Vancouver Island in 1811. Edmund Fanning, 1838 2 of 3 This block of beeswax marked with a Spanish shipping symbol is one of many recovered by beachcombers in Tillamook County near the presumed wreck site of a 17th-century Spanish galleon. 3 of 3

Sooke Hills lost Spanish treasure? : VancouverIsland

Im just curious if anyone has info/links/stories etc about some supposed long lost Spanish gold left in the Sooke Hills area? Know a couple buddies who mentioned the rumor but I have never been able to find any actual info about it. Curious to see just how wide spread this rumor is, or if my buddies are full of it.

Spanish Treasure Fleet | Pirates of the Caribbean Wiki | Fandom

The Spanish Treasure Fleet smuggled raw gold between Morocco and Turkey, and was frequently attaked by the Barbary Corsairs who operated in the same waters. This led to a rivalry between Villanueva and Ammand the Corsair. Chevalle 's pirates were also known to plunder ships of the Treasure Fleet returning from Mexico .

Seas The Day - Vancouver's Spanish Banks at low tide

The beach, with its expansive sand bank was, of course, named after some early colonial explorers, and commemorates a meeting between some English guys and some Spanish guys back in the 1700's. Before that the land was, of course, used by the locals, the Musqueam people, who called the place Ulksen.

A True Story of Finding Spanish Treasure in the Bahamas, Part 2

The Treasure Will Have to Wait. At about thirty feet under the surface of the Caribbean sea, and through a partially fogged scuba mask, I could still recognize the gleam in Chris's eyes. That gleam meant one thing, treasure fever! The silver coin that he was holding bore the faded imprint of a Spanish cross.