The Prins Mauritius Shipwreck
New York and New Jersey's (Wreck Valley)
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This Dutch sailing vessel went down in 1657. She was supposedly
carrying settlers to New York and a Governor for Delaware. The Prins
Mauritius was also supposed to have treasure aboard. She was sunk
off Fire Island NY and has never been located. According to
SHIPWRECKS IN THE AMERICAS by Robert Marx all of her crew and
passengers were rescued by local indians.
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