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Lost treasure. Sunken pirate ships. Every boy's dream is being lived right now in the clear blue waters off the island of Tonga.
Like the best comics and novels, the British privateer vessel Port-au-Prince was brimming with treasure when it was attacked and overwhelmed by Tongan warriors in 1806 - massacring most of its crew.
The Tongans salvaged iron and cannon from the ship, before king Finau 'Ulukalala II ordered it to be scuttled - mysteriously with its treasure still on board.