Martin Bayerle

Martin Bayerle


Martin Bayerle has more than 35 years of experience with deep-sea cargo recovery, including multiple salvage operations on the RMS Republic. He is the managing member of Lords of Fortune Shipwreck Recovery Co. and the author of The Tsar’s Treasure: The Sunken White Star Liner with a Billion Dollar Secret, which details his exhaustive research on the RMS Republic and her secret cargo. He is also a PADI-certified Master Instructor who has taught scuba diving and previously owned dive shops in Brooklyn, NY, and Martha’s Vineyard. He holds BA and BSc degrees from Fairmont State College in Fairmont, West Virginia and an MBA from West Virginia University. Martin is the father of Grant and Tessa Bayerle.



Past Shows:

  • Investigating Cryptids / Treasure Hunting

    Javier Morales and Jesus Lopez of Cryptid559 reported on their extraordinary experiences investigating cryptid and UFO encounters in the heart of California. Followed by Capt. Martin Bayerle, who discussed his quest to recover a vast treasure from the sunken RMS Republic.More »
  • Lake Champlain Monster / Lost Sea Treasure

    Katy Elizabeth spoke on the Lake Champlain monster. Capt. Martin Bayerle discussed the "billion dollar wreck" of the RMS Republic.More »
  • Billion Dollar Wreck

    Fifty miles off the coast of Nantucket, 250 feet beneath the Atlantic, lies the RMS Republic and her secret treasure. As soon as Republic sank in 1909, rumors spread of a precious cargo, but the ship has kept her secrets intact for over a century, until now. Life-long treasure...More »