Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Includes a bibliography at the end of each chapter; illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.5”
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain- stated) was published by Conway Books, UK (2006), in hardback with a dust jacket. A US edition (First Published in the US – stated) was published in 2006 by Burford Books, Short Hills, New Jersey, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is a compilation of 17 stories of wrecks, terror, and triumph on the high seas. Of interest to the treasure hunter is one chapter about the “Dodington,” an East Indiaman that sank off South Africa in 1755 with 653 ounces of gold and 35,000 ounces of silver. Other wrecks discussed include the “HMS Valiant”, “HMS Queen Elizabeth”, “USS Squalus”, “Kursk”, “Titanic”, “Meduse”, and the “Sirio”.