Reported The Telegraph, as reported by Channel News Asia, Thursday (19/7/2018), a Russian warship named Dmitrii Donskoi. Allegedly the ship was carrying gold worth US $ 113 billion or equivalent to Rp 1.604 trillion.
The ship sank in a sea battle some 113 years ago. When drowned, the warship was called carrying large quantities of gold in the form of bars and coins.
Wrecker Dimitrii Donskoi found South Korean rescue team on Sunday (15/7) local time. South Korean company Shinil Group, which lies behind the findings, said the wreckage of the Russian warship was found in waters near the island of Ulluengdo, which is in the eastern region of South Korea.
The Russian warship, Dmitrii Donskoi, was designed as a merchant vessel and was involved in the Russian-Japanese war of 1904. Before sinking, these warships sailed more in the waters of the Mediterranean and the Far East.
However, some experts doubt the alleged ship carrying large amounts of gold. Experts question why a warship carries a large quantity of valuable goods.