$1 million worth of treasure found by a family in Florida


Capitan-General Don Juan Esteban de Ubilla and his flagship, the Capitana, sank in 1700s en route from Cuba to Spain along with 10 other ships and all of its crew also perished underwater along with them.

The interesting part is the cargo that this ship had on board. A Florida family recently found out the wreckage and discovered close to $1 million worth of coins and other valuable stuff.

1 The Capitana and its history

The Capitana was a Spanish ship captained by Capitan-General Don Juan Esteban de Ubilla and had 10 more ships in its fleet. The fleet sank in the Atlantic somewhere around 1715 long with all its treasures and cargo.


It is estimated that the cargo contained jewels belonging to Spain and the royal family. The total estimated worth of the cargo of the ship is still to be determined, but the value is to exceed $10 million in today’s worth.

The Capitana and its history

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