Napoleon’s Lost Fleet – Bonaparte, Nelson, and the Battle of the Nile

Foreman, Laura and Ellen Blue Phillips

ISBN/ISSN: 1563318318
Library of Congress: 99-33398
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Napoleon, Nelson
Comments: Based on a Discovery Channel TV production; illustrated
Size: 10.25″ x 10.25″
Pages: 215
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by the Roundtable Press, Inc., New York City (1999), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is mostly about the history surrounding the Battle of the Nile, including a lot of biographical information about Napoleon and Admiral Nelson. The last chapter includes 1 page of text and 20 pages of photos about the artifacts excavated from 3 of the sunken French ships near Alexandria, Egypt.

The Search for Colossus – A Story of Wreck and Discovery

No author stated

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Colossus, ceramics
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a short bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.75” x 8.25”
Pages: 40
Editions: The first edition (not sated) was published by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Maritime Archaeology Society, UK (2006), in paperback.
This pamphlet describes the history of the “HMS Colossus” and the excavations in 2004 and 2005 by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Maritime Archaeology Society.  “HMS Colossus” was one of Admiral Nelson’s ships returning from the Battle of the Nile when it sank in 1798 off the Isles of Scilly.  The ship contained a portion of Sir William Hamilton’s valuable Greek ceramics collection.