The Salvage of the Century

#C-8160
Wharton, Ric

ISBN/ISSN: 0941332799
Library of Congress: 99-63493
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Edinburgh, Concepcion, William Phips
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 10.25″
Pages: 198
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Best Publishing Company, Flagstaff, Arizona (2000), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book tells the story of the sinking and subsequent salvage of the British heavy cruiser, “HMS Edinburgh”, which sank in arctic waters in 1942 with 465 bars of Russian gold aboard. The author was one of the participants in the salvage operation. The book also includes a chapter about the “Concepcion” which sank in 1641 off the coast of Hispaniola and was partially salvaged by William Phips.

From Sky to Sea – A Story of Edwin A. Link

#C-7940
van Hoek, Susan and Marion Clayton Link

ISBN/ISSN: 0941332276
Library of Congress: 94-74733
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Port Royal, 1733 Fleet, Art McKee, Santa Maria, Looe, Mendel Peterson, Edwin Link
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 320
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by the Best Publishing Company, Flagstaff, Arizona (1993), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is a biography of Edwin A. Link, inventor of the Link flight trainer and deep diving submersibles. The book includes a chapter about Link’s adventures with Art McKee and Mendel Peterson seeking shipwrecks in the Caribbean, including the 1733 Fleet, Columbus’s ship the “Santa Maria”, and the “HMS Looe”. Another chapter describes the Links adventures exploring Port Royal, Jamaica.

The Marigalera of the 1715 Fleet

#C-7483
Strolia, Laura

ISBN/ISSN: 978-0970875792
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Marigalera, 1715 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”
Pages: 25
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Need Help Services, Mesa, Arizona (2010), as a spiral-bound paperback.
Description: This booklet describes the history and sinking of the “Marigalera”, which was an aviso (messenger ship) travelling with the 1715 Fleet.  The book provides evidence that the “Marigalera” is buried under the wreck of the “Spring of Whitby” (1824), just north of Wabasso Beach, Florida.

Histories & Mysteries – The Shipwrecks of Key Largo

#C-6960
Scott, Thomas A.

ISBN/ISSN: 0941332330
Library of Congress: 93-070518
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1733 Fleet, Art McKee
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.25″ x 8.25″
Pages: 124
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Best Publishing Company, Flagstaff, Arizona (1994), in paperback. The book was reprinted in 1999.
Description: While most of this book relates to modern wrecks for scuba divers, it includes a chapter about the 1733 Fleet and Art McKee’s salvage efforts.