Treasure Quest (TV series)

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Treasure Quest
GenreReality
Country of originUSA
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes12
Production
Running time44 minutes (per episode)
Release
Original networkDiscovery Channel
Original releaseJanuary 15, 2009 – Present
External links
Website

Treasure Quest is a one-hour weekly American reality television series that premiered on January 15, 2009 on the Discovery Channel. The program follows the employees of Odyssey Marine Exploration as they search the English Channel for various lost ships. The team is led by company CEO Gregory Stemm and Tom Dettweiler (operations director of Robert Ballard's team that discovered the RMS Titanic[1]).

Notable shipwrecks discovered[edit]

- An ocean liner transformed into an armed merchant cruiser during World War I, sunk by a German U-boat. Also known as the Silver Queen due to the precious metals on board when sunk. U-013 - A German U-Boat in WWI, Sunk by the RMS Olympic

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Meet Tom Dettweiler Archived 2009-03-25 at the Wayback Machine.. The show also included a failed search for the Merchant Royal, a 17th-century shipwreck that went down with an estimated $1 billion worth of cargo, and HMS Victory, a British warship codenamed "Legend" on the show. Treasure Quest was produced by JWM Productions, LLC.
  2. ^ Richey, Warren (May 14, 2012). "Who gets to keep shipwreck treasure? Supreme Court declines Spain case". The Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved May 15, 2012.

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