Treasure in the Sun

#C-1112
Allyn, Rube, Stan Witwer, Charles Francis Allyn, Dick Bothwell and The Secret Six

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Santa Margarita, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, Art McKee
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11″
Pages: 30
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by the Great Outdoors Association, St. Petersburg, Florida (1961), in paperback.  A greatly expanded second and third edition was published under the title, “Great Outdoors Book of Skin and Scuba Diving”
(see #C-1110), in paperback, also in 1961.
Description: This book mixes fact and fiction. The sunken treasure stories are real, but most of the pirate stories are fiction. It tells the story of Mrs. Bula Croker, who partially salvaged the “Santa Margharita” off Palm Beach, Florida; it also tells of the early 1715 and 1733 Fleet recoveries, including some of Art McKee’s treasure hunting adventures.

The Great Outdoors Book of Skin and Scuba Diving

#C-1110
Allyn, Charles Francis

ISBN/ISSN: 0820006017
Library of Congress: 61065228
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Santa Margarita
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11″
Pages: 80
Editions:
The first edition was entitled, “Treasure in the Sun” (see #C-1112).  This title is the greatly expanded second edition (stated) and was published by the Great Outdoors Publishing Co., St. Petersburg, Florida (1961), in paperback.  50,000 copies of the second edition were published.  A  third edition was published in 1971 in paperback.
Description:
This book is a largely about scuba diving, but includes the sunken treasure stories from the author’s prior book, “Treasure in the Sun” (#C-1112).  The chapters include scuba equipment, diving medicine, spear fishing, tournaments, underwater photography…and treasure hunting.  Also included is a centerfold map of Florida treasure locations, and a listing of 66 documented Florida treasures.