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Atocha Treasures for Sale (1993)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-06-18

Duration: 00:12:03

Subjects: Shipwrecks | JEWELRY


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Sinclair, James Interviewee
  • Martin, Wendy Interviewee


This segment from the June 18, 1993, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s visit to a display of jewelry that was originally lost in the shipwreck of the Atocha, a Spanish galleon, in 1622. Duhe reports that some of the items from the Atocha, which were found by Mel Fisher and his team, are on sale at jewelry stores around Louisiana. He interviews James Sinclair and Wendy Martin from the Atocha dive team. Host: Robert Collins