Quest for the Queen’s Jewels

Marx, Robert F.

ISBN: 978-1511618618
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet
Comments: Many color illustrations.
Size: 8.5″ x 11″
Pages: 150
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Signum Ops, Merritt Island, Florida (2015) in paperback.
Description: This book tells the history of the Spanish treasure fleets in the New World and the salvage of the 1715 Fleet, which sank in a hurricane off the central coast of Eastern Florida.  Half of the book is a brief description of 373 shipwrecks in Florida waters.  Many color illustrations.

The Rainbow Chasers in the Great Florida Treasure Hunt

Gore, Tommy with T.L. Armstrong

ISBN/ISSN: 1424318238
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1733 Fleet, San Jose, Cabin Wreck
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”
Pages: 277
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Signum Ops (2006), in paperback.
Description: This book recounts the author’s 30 year career as a Marine Field Agent for the State of Florida overseeing many treasure salvage operations, including the “glory days” of the 1960’s and 70’s.  The book includes the author’s experiences with Florida’s 3 biggest treasure recoveries: the “Atocha”, the Cabin Wreck (1715 Fleet), and the “San Jose” (1733 Fleet).  The author also tells of many lesser-known salvage operations.