West of the Bull – A Brief Romance with Forbidden Treasure

#C-1175
Armstrong, T.L. and Randy Andrews

ISBN/ISSN: 9781490509648
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Cape Canaveral, Florida
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5” x 11”
Pages: 248
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Signum Ops, Merritt Island, Florida (2013), in    paperback.
Description: This is the story of the shipwrecks and treasure salvage in the Cape Canaveral area of    Florida before the government started closing the area in the 1960s.  It is also the story of the New    Channel Historical Survey Group, of which the authors were involved.  Bob Marx’s notes of the    shipwrecks in this area and a list of archaeological sites recorded for NASA are additionally   included.

Treasure and Treasure Hunters

#C-1170
Armstrong, Richard -editor

ISBN/ISSN: 241017475
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Laurentic, Great Basses Reef Wreck
Comments: Anthology
Size: 5.25″ x 8.75″
Pages: 203
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Hamish Hamilton Ltd., London (1969), in hardback with a dust jacket. The Children’s Book Club, London, published an edition in 1970, in hardback with a dust jacket. The first US edition (not stated) was published by David White, Publishers, New York City (1969), in hardback with a dust jacket. The US edition was reprinted (stated) in 1971 in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This anthology includes 12 treasure stories, 2 of which are about sunken treasures.  Arthur C. Clarke writes about his adventures salvaging an unidentified shipwreck on the Great Basses Reef in Sri Lanka and Sir Robert H. Davis tells of the successful salvage of 3186 gold bars from the White Star liner, “Laurentic”.

The Winter Beach Salvage Camp

#C-1166
Armstrong, Douglas R.

Category:  Archaeology
Keywords: 1715 Fleet
Comments:  Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75” x 11”
Pages: 156
Editions:  The first edition was produced on a CD by the author in 2005.  A revised edition was   published by Signum Ops, Merritt Island, Florida, 2012, in paperback.
Description:  This book describes the history and site location of the camp on Merritt Island that was   used by the Spanish to salvage the 1715 Fleet (one of several such camps).  It includes the artifacts   recovered (many illustrations), the conservation procedures utilized, and the field notes.  As an  addendum, the book includes the site profile and log sheets for the 1990 Cannon Wreck.

A Wrought Iron Gun for Early 16th Century Sea Service

#C-1168
Armstrong, Douglas R.

Category: Weapons
Keywords: Cannons
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 11″
Pages: 49
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the author, Palm Bay, Florida (1993) in paperback. A revised edition (stated) was published in 2000.
Description: This booklet describes a very early wrought iron cannon, constructed near the end of the 15th century. It was discovered near the Bahamas Islands in 1992.

The Rainbow Chasers Tricentennial Yearbook

#C-1173
Armstrong, T.L. and Tommy Gore

ISBN/ISSN: 9781505701463
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5” x 11”
Pages: 241
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Signum Ops, Merritt Island, Florida (2015), in paperback. It was published in both a Limited Color Edition and a Black & White edition.
Description: This book is a review of the 1715 Fleet disaster with emphasis on the fleet’s salvage    over the last six decades. The book contains many first-hand recollections of people directly involved in the salvage of the ships, more than twenty maps, and over two hundred photos. An analysis of the coastal venue, the ships involved, the storm track, and previously unpublished narratives are also included.  The book is an expanded version of “The Rainbow Chases in the Great Florida Treasure Hunt”.
Available from www.amazon.com

A Bronze Saker for England’s King Henry VIII

#C-1158
Armstrong, Douglas R.

Category: Weapons
Keywords: Cannons
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 11″
Pages: 13
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the author, Palm Bay, Florida (1993), in paperback. A revised edition (stated) was published in 2000.
Description: This booklet describes a bronze gun, cast by the Owyn family in England for King Henry VIII in 1543. It was discovered near the Bahamas Islands in 1992.