Colombia says it found Spanish galleon; U.S. firm claims half of treasure

December 5, 2015 11:42 PM

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Colombia says it found Spanish galleon; U.S. firm claims half of treasure

Sea Search Armada, a group of U.S. investors engaged in marine salvaging, claims it found the site of the San Jose in 1981 and contends the Colombia government has been trying "to illegally confiscate SSA's finds."

Indeed, the legal dispute is seemingly as dramatic as the sinking of San Jose itself, which was destroyed in 1708 by British warships thwarting Spain's delivery of New World riches.

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