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Salvaged Gold

British salvage diver Keith Jessop (1933 - 2010) of Jessop Marine, holding the first gold bar recovered from the British cruiser 'HMS Edinburgh', circa 1981. (The bar's estimated value is £130,000.) The vessel sank in 1942 during World War II, while carrying a cargo of gold bullion to Russia as payment for military equipment. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Salvaged Gold
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Credit:
Keystone / Stringer
Editorial #:
1076729768
Collection:
Hulton Archive
Date created:
January 01, 1981
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Release info:
Not released. More information
Source:
Hulton Archive
Object name:
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Max file size:
5244 x 3502 px (17.48 x 11.67 in) - 300 dpi - 12 MB