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S.C. dive uncovers gold lost in 1857

CHARLESTON, S.C. — An expedition to bring back the remaining gold from a steamship that sank in 1857 off South Carolina in one of the nation’s worst maritime disasters has recovered almost 1,000 ounces of gold — the first gold recovered from the wreck in almost a quarter century.

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