Atocha Treasure Adventures: Sweat of the Sun, Tears of the Moon – A True Story

Jones, Capt. Syd

ISBN/ISSN: 9781450765237
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Santa Margarita, Mel Fisher
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6” x 9”
Pages: 334
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Signum Ops, Merritt Island, Florida (2011), in paperback.
Description: This book is written by one of the very few people who worked for the Treasure Salvors   organization (Mel Fisher’s company) and was in the ‘trenches’, day after day.  Syd Jones started out  as a diver, worked his way up to captain of several Fisher salvage vessels, and ultimately became the operations manager of the company in his later years.  This book describes the  relentless race to salvage the ‘mother lode’ of the “Nuestra Senora de Atocha”, the richest treasure wreck in the western hemisphere ever found. The book contains many previously unpublished photos and eight maps.