Divers discover 334-year-old shipwreck with $10M in treasure

英国康沃尔海岸惊现334年前史上最贵沉船
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导读:潜水员发现英国334年前的沉船,船上装满了价值1000万美元的财宝

 英国康沃尔海岸惊现334年前史上最贵沉船_双语新闻

Divers have found a 334-year-old cannon and an anchor from Britain’s richest shipwreck.

潜水员们在一艘英国最富有的沉船上发现了334年前的一个大炮和一个锚。

The merchant ship President was returning from India in 1684 loaded with diamonds and pearls worth $10 million in today’s dollars when she sank.

1684年这艘名叫“总统号”的商船从印度返航,沉没时船上装满了价值1000万美元的钻石和珍珠。

The crew survived pirates and near starvation, but all but two died when a storm sank the ship off Porthleven, Cornwall, England.

船员们在海盗的威胁和饥荒中幸存下来,但行至英国康沃尔郡的波特勒文时,一场暴风雨将船击沉,其他人都死了,只有两人幸存。

Fragments were spotted 20 years ago, but recent storms have revealed the larger parts.

沉船碎片在20年前就被发现了,但最近的暴风雨使得更多沉船部分得以揭晓。

Archaeology diver David Gibbins, who has been monitoring the site with Mark Milburn, said: “For years it’s been covered by sand. We’re thrilled with the finds.”

考古潜水员大卫.吉宾斯和马克.米尔本一起监测了这个遗址,说:“多年来,它一直被沙子覆盖着。我们对这些发现感到很兴奋。”

Mark added: “The diamonds and pearls were never recovered. They’re down there somewhere.”

马克补充说:“没有再找到钻石和珍珠。它们沉到那的某个地方了。”

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