Trinkets Recovered From Spanish Shipwreck Off Key West

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) _ The late 16th or early 17th century grooming tool was located yesterday by Blue Water Ventures diver Chris Rackley as he searched the about 40 miles west of Key West. He says its value could exceed $100,000.

The divers are searching for the shipwreck trail of the Spanish galleon Santa Margarita that sank in a 1622 hurricane. They have recovered ceramic pieces, spikes, ships' fittings, rigging elements and two skeleton keys.


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