Does This 19th-Century Shipwreck Still Hold Millions in Gold? (Video.)

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May 5 2014 4:07 PM

Exhuming the SS Central America

Some hunters are convinced the 19th-century shipwreck off South Carolina still hides riches. 

Odyssey Marine Exploration, a Florida ocean exploration company, won’t let go of dreams that the shipwrecked SS Central America is harboring hidden riches.

Dallas Jensen is a regular video contributor to Slate.

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