Anchors

#C-7915
Upham, N.E.

ISBN/ISSN: 0852636369
Category: Artifacts
Keywords: Anchors
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.25″
Pages: 32
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Shire Publications Ltd., Aylesbury, UK (1983), in paperback.
Description: This pamphlet briefly describes anchors from ancient times to modern times.

Treasure Wrecks Around the Globe 900-1900 AD

#C-6540
Riebe, Alan R.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Cannons, Anchors
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 11.25″
Pages: 307
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the author, Outer Banks, North Carolina (no date), in paperback.
Description: This book is a chronological listing of treasure wrecks from 900 BC to 1900. It also includes chapters on: navigation; weights and measures; anchors; cannons; and coin types of all nations. The book is indexed both by year of wreck and name of wreck…an excellent reference.

Chronicles of Shipwrecks and Sunken Treasure 900-1900

#C-6538
Riebe, Alan R.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Cannons, Anchors
Comments: Includes geographical, chronological and nationality indices; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11.5″
Pages: 750
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Seven Seas Publishing, Beaufort, North Carolina (2002), in paperback.  Very few copies of this book were actually published as the publisher switched the media to a CD format.
Description: This massive book, a major update to the author’s previous work, “Treasure Wrecks Around the Globe 900-1900AD” (#C-6540), chronicles shipping losses from medieval times to the beginning of the 20th century, including all major Portuguese, Spanish, English, French, Dutch, and American shipwrecks. Each wreck and its cargo/treasure is described in several paragraphs. It also includes a chapter on both cannons and anchors.

A Treatise on the Anchor – Also Some Observations on the Chain Cable

#C-6214
Pering, Richard

Category: Artifacts
Keywords: Anchors
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 9
Pages: 98
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Congdon and Hearle, at Plymouth Dock, UK (1819) in hardback (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book is the first important work on the subject of anchors. The author was the foremost designer of anchors in England during his day.

Unfinished Voyages – Western Australian Shipwrecks 1622-1850

#C-3975
Henderson, Graeme

ISBN/ISSN: 9781920694883
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Tryall, Vianen, Wapen Van Hoorn, Batavia, Gilt Dragon, Ridderschap van Holland,  Zuytdorp, Aagtekerke, Zeewijk, Cartier, Kingston, Lively, Rapid, Santa Anna, Caledonia, Correo da Azia, Mermaid, Belinda, Mauritius, Sir Nicholas Francis Burton, Marquis of Anglesea, Parmelia, Success, Hoogley, Cumberland, Eagle, Emily Taylor, James, Thames, Rockingham, Medina, Anchors
Comments: Includes a bibliography after each shipwreck description and at the rear of the book; includes a glossary of nautical terms; illustrated
Size: 10” x 11.5”
Pages: 340
Editions: The first edition was published by the University of Western Australia, Nedlands (1995), in hardback with a dust jacket.  A second edition (stated) was published in 2007 by the University of Western Australia, Crawley, in hardback with a  dust jacket.
Description: This book well-illustrated book describes the multitude of ships that foundered off the Western Australia coast, including the Dutch wrecks “Tryall” (Trial), “Vianen”, “Wapen Van  Hoorn”, “Batavia”, Gilt Dragon (“Vergulde Draeck”), “Ridderschap van Holland”, “Zuytdorp”, “Aagtekerke”, and “Zeewijk”.  The British wrecks are broken into two sections chronologically.  The earlier wrecks include “Cartier”, “Kingston”, “Lively”, “Rapid”, “Santa Anna”, “Caledonia”, “Correo da Azia”, “Mermaid”, “Belinda”, “Mauritius”, “Sir Nicholas Francis Burton”, “Marquis of Anglesea”, “Parmelia”, “HMS Success”, “Hoogley”, “Cumberland”, “Eagle”, “Emily Taylor”, “James”, “Thames”, “Rockingham”, and “Medina”.  There is also an appendix describing various anchors and a glossary of nautical terms.  Many color illustrations.

Anchors – An Illustrated History

#C-2517
Curryer, Betty Nelson

ISBN/ISSN: 1861760809
Category: Artifacts
Keywords: Anchors
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9″
Pages: 160
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain- stated) was published by Chatham Publishing, London (1999), in paperback. A US edition was published by the Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland (1999), in paperback.
Description: This book traces the development of the anchor from the early Greek and Roman anchors, through modern anchors, including anchors of the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. It is very well illustrated and an outstanding reference.

Cook’s Cannon and Anchor

#C-1900
Callegari, Dennis

ISBN/ISSN: 0864176449
Category: Weapons
Keywords: Captain Cook, Endeavour, Anchors, Cannons
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 9.75″
Pages: 96
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Kangaroo Press Pty. Ltd., Kenthurst, NSW, Australia (1994), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book recounts the loss, recovery and conservation of artifacts from Lieutenant James Cook’s ship, the “HMB Endeavour”, lost in 1770 off the coast of Queensland in Australia. Most of the emphasis is on the anchor and cannons excavated.