The Sãn Jose′ was part of a small Portuguese fleet sailing from Lisbon to Goa.  The passengers ranged from nobility to the very poor.  Rounding the Cape of Good Hope she was attacked by a combined fleet of Dutch and British ships.  Cut off from the flotilla, the San Jose tried to escape but hit a shoal and severely damaged the vessel.  She began to drift helplessly in the ocean and was finally overtaken by the Anglo-Dutch fleet.  She was reported to have given up 66,000 Spanish reales before sinking to the bottom of the Mozambique Channel with her remaining treasures.

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