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Massachusetts / Sunken Treasure #1017196

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 14, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Boston: Seth Doane) Treasure hunter Greg Brooks’ discovery of the wreck of the British merchant ship Port Nicholson that sunk after being torpedoed during World War II, which he believes hold 3 billion in platinum, featured; animation shown of the ship going down off Cape Cod, Massachusetts; scenes shown of the wooden boxes underwater. [BROOKS – says in 1942 they did not have the technology to retrieve it; comments on the chance the boxes contain something worthless; comments on protecting from pirates.]

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Doane, Seth
Duration:
00:02:30

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