Priceless Cargo (2000)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Ian McShane

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    2000

  • Type

    Television

Synopsis

The final programme in a six-part series which follows marine archaeologists and salvagers as they explore particular shipwrecks. Tells the story of the Sheffield diver and salvage expert, Steve Sargison's quest to find the Spanish galleon Esperanza, which sank in 1806 off the coast of the Philippines en route to Mexico, with a cargo of gold jewellery, Chinese porcelain and silver coins. In order to fund the expedition, he decided to look first for the wreck of the Kuda Maru, used by the Japanese during World War II to transport stolen gold.

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