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Key West Wreckers

  • Aired: 10/12/2016
  • 11:21
  • Rating: NR
In the Florida Keys, wrecking made Key West one of the riches cities in America. Today the wrecks strewn along the Florida reef remain an important part of the Keys economy, luring thousands of divers to explore its submerged maritime history. Key West Wreckers tells the story of an industry where wreckers made a good living by salvaging the beleaguered ships and their valuable cargo and crew.
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