Mystery anchor found off Cornwall coast may be from world's most valuable shipwreck

March 11, 2019 - General

An huge old anchor trawled in Cornwall  may be from one of the most valuable shipwrecks in history.

Anchor that could be from world’s most valuable shipwreck uncovered
[Credit: Brackan Pearce]The Merchant Royal, a 17th-century English merchant ship, was lost at sea off Land’s End in September 1641.

It is believed that the ship sank carrying gold, silver and bullion worth hundreds of millions – if not billions – in today’s…

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