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  Topic: Passenger List Research - General
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PostForum: Passengers and Crew - Prior Voyages   Posted: Tue May 16, 2006 4:34 pm   Subject: Passenger List Research - General
I have received a number of requests for information on the Republic's prior voyages, particularly her passenger lists for prior voyages. Our research has, naturally, been focused on the Republic's la ...
  Topic: Raising the Republic!
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PostForum: Salvage 2009!   Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2006 6:45 pm   Subject: Raising the Republic!
Hello Gaylord.

In a word, Yes. Larger ships have been raised (from a shallow depth), and slightly deeper lifts have occurred. The key is to raise the ship in manageable sections.

See: http:// ...
  Topic: Raising the Republic!
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PostForum: Salvage 2009!   Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2006 6:41 pm   Subject: Raising the Republic!
Can you tell me if this is possible? Can a ship this big be raised off the ocean floor? My email address is [omitted]

Thank you.

Gaylord Barnes
Phoenix, AZ
  Topic: Do you have a common question not answered here?
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PostForum: FAQ   Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2004 9:12 pm   Subject: Do you have a common question not answered here?
Here we provide a FAQ for common questions concerning RMS Republic and our salvage. You can post your questions in any of the other Forums.

Thanx!

The Forums Administrator
  Topic: Republic's Location
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PostForum: The Wreck Itself   Posted: Mon Oct 11, 2004 12:22 am   Subject: Re: Republic's Location
Hello, Jack,

Hey, she's off: Manhattan, New York; Baltimore, Maryland; Norfolk, Virginia; Miami Beach, Florida; and Southampton, UK. Pick any land bordering the Atlantic Ocean. Out in the North A ...
  Topic: Republic's Location
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PostForum: The Wreck Itself   Posted: Mon Oct 11, 2004 12:21 am   Subject: Republic's Location
Several sources refer to the Republic as a New England Shipwreck, yet the coordinates given are latitude 40.2600 longitude 73.100 which seems to me to be off New Jersey when I plot it - very far out ...
  Topic: Overview
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PostForum: General - This Topic   Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2004 10:03 pm   Subject: Overview
Although its taken over 25 years to identify, locate and soon-to-salvage the RMS Republic's treasure - the most difficult part of the salvage was the specific identification of the cargo. Unlike other ...
  Topic: Why haven't you written a book?
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PostForum: FAQ   Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2004 9:44 pm   Subject: Why haven't you written a book?
Books require endings. I've spent way too much money and time on this project, perhaps the one reason I'm still compelled to pursue it (and the one reason no one else has gone this far down this road ...
  Topic: $1 Billion Plus!! What about competitors?
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PostForum: FAQ   Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2004 9:40 pm   Subject: $1 Billion Plus!! What about competitors?
First, we have a salvage claim against the vessel filed in the US District Court, District of Massachusetts. Salvage Law, and the Law Of Finds, is often complex. To learn more about the protections a ...
  Topic: Why haven't you recovered the gold to date?
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PostForum: FAQ   Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2004 9:17 pm   Subject: Why haven't you recovered the gold to date?
If only it could be that easy! But, of course, if it were that easy, someone else would have gotten the gold.

We are looking for about two (2) cubic yards of gold coins in the equivalent of a coll ...
  Topic: Why do you make your research available on the Net?
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PostForum: FAQ   Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2004 9:12 pm   Subject: Why do you make your research available on the Net?
Actually, not all of our research is publically available on the Net. But, as to the bulk of the research that is available:

One reason that I make the research available on the Net (well, a good ...
  Topic: How many past salvage attempts have there been?
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PostForum: FAQ   Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2004 9:04 pm   Subject: How many past salvage attempts have there been?
As for past salvage attempts, actual and rumored:

1. Salvors at the time indicated that the Republic was irretrievably lost, as a result of the technical inadequacies with which we're all familiar ...
  Topic: Why were you unsuccessful in 1987?
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PostForum: FAQ   Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2004 8:41 pm   Subject: Why were you unsuccessful in 1987?
The great difficulty with RMS Republic's cargo is the lack of substantiation of the cargos' existence within the public domain. My research suggests that the cargos aboard the Republic were governmen ...
 
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