Fisher, Mel

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Name
Fisher, Mel Gender: M
born on 21 August 1922
Place Hobart, Indiana, 41n32, 87w15
Timezone CDT h5w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Starkman
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 27°50' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif



Biography

American treasure hunter best known for finding the 1622 wreck of the Nuestra Señora de Atocha near Key West, Florida.

Mel Fisher, a dreamer, a visionary, a legend and most and considered as the World's Greatest Treasure Hunter. He suffered many personal losses to keep his dream alive during his 16 year search and endured over 100 court battles which ended in victory in the US Supreme Court. The $450 million dollar treasure cache or "Atocha Mother Lode" was found on 20 July 1985. Over 40 tons of silver and gold were located including over 100,000 Spanish silver coins known as "Pieces of Eight", gold coins, Columbian emeralds, silver and gold artifacts and over 1000 silver bars.

He died 19 December 1998.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Birth time unknown. Starkman rectified to 01.53.12 CDT Asc 6Can40'.

Categories

  • Vocation : Travel : Adventurer