Catalogue of the Exhibition of Armada and Elizabethan Relics

#C-8393
Wright, W.H.K. -editor

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Artifacts
Comments: Exhibition catalog; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 74
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was printed by W. F. Westcott, Frankfort Press, Plymouth (1888), in paperback.
Description: This exhibition catalog was published for the Armada Tercentenary Commemoration, which opened in London’s Theatre Royal on October 24, 1888. It lists 700 items, including artifacts from the Armada wrecks, historical items, paintings, and commemoration medals.

Famous Shipwrecks of the Florida Keys, Vol 1

#C-8090
Weller, Robert “Frogfoot”

ISBN/ISSN: 0962835900
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Winchester, Alligator, 1733 Fleet, Artifacts
Comments: Includes a bibliography; the cover page says “Volume I” but there was only one volume ever published; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 126
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the author, Lake Worth, Florida (1990), in paperback.
Description: This paperback details 6 shipwreck recoveries in the Florida Keys: “HMS Winchester” 1695; “Alligator” 1822; and 4 ships from the 1733 Fleet (“Populo”, “San Jose”, “Angustias” and “Sueco de Arizon”). There are many illustrations of artifacts from these wrecks.

Famous Shipwrecks of the Florida Keys, Vol 1

#C-8090
Weller, Robert “Frogfoot”

ISBN/ISSN: 0962835900
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Winchester, Alligator, 1733 Fleet, Artifacts
Comments: Includes a bibliography; the cover page says “Volume I” but there was only one volume ever published; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 126
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the author, Lake Worth, Florida (1990), in paperback.
Description: This paperback details 6 shipwreck recoveries in the Florida Keys: “HMS Winchester” 1695; “Alligator” 1822; and 4 ships from the 1733 Fleet (“Populo”, “San Jose”, “Angustias” and “Sueco de Arizon”). There are many illustrations of artifacts from these wrecks.

The Slave Ship Fredensborg

#C-7530
Svalesen, Leif

ISBN/ISSN: 0253337771
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Fredensborg, Artifacts
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.75″ x 10.75″
Pages: 244
Editions: The first edition was published in Norwegian by H. Aschehoug & Co., Oslo, Norway (2000), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first English language edition (stated) was published by Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Indiana (2000), in hardback with a dust jacket. A Jamaican edition was also published by Ian Randle Publishers, Kingston, Jamaica (2000), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This comprehensive book describes the history, discovery, excavation, and artifacts recovered from the Danish slave ship, “Fredensborg”, which sank off the coast of Norway in 1768. It includes many color pictures of the artifacts salvaged.

Legacy of the Machault – A Collection of 18th-Century Artifacts

#C-7497
Sullivan, Catherine

ISBN/ISSN: 0660120674
Category: Artifacts
Keywords: Machault, Artifacts
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 107
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Parks Canada, Ottawa (1986), in paperback in both an English language edition and a French language edition (L’Héritage du Machault. Une Collection d’Artefacts du XVIIIe Siècle).
Description: This well-illustrated book describes the multitude of artifacts recovered by Parks Canada from the frigate, “Machault”, which sank in 1760 in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The book has more pictures than text, making it an excellent reference.

H.M.S. Sirius 1790

#C-7380
Stanbury, Myra

ISBN/ISSN: 0958849617
Category: Artifacts
Keywords: Sirius, Artifacts
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 11.75″
Pages: 109
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology (1994), in paperback.
Description: This book is an illustrated catalog of the artifacts recovered from the wreck of the “HMS Sirius” off the coast of Norfolk Island. Excellent drawings and photos.

X Marks the Spot – The Archaeology of Piracy

#C-7127
Skowronek, Russell K. and Charles R. Ewen – editors

ISBN/ISSN: 0813028752
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Artifacts, Whidah, Queen Anne’s Revenge, Fiery Dragon, Speaker, Port Royal
Comments: Anthology; extensive bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.5”
Pages: 339
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the University Press of Florida, Gainesville (2006), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description:
This anthology separates pirate fact from fiction, based on excavated pirate ships (“Whidah”, “Queen Anne’s Revenge”, “Fiery Dragon”, and “Speaker”) and terrestrial pirate lairs (Port Royal, Jamaica; Madagascar; Grand Terre Island in Barataria Bay, Louisiana; and Roatan).  It also contrasts pirate ships with contemporary merchant ships and naval vessels.  Many artifacts are pictured.

Trade Patterns of Eighteenth Century Frontier New Spain – The 1733 Flota and St. Augustine

#C-7126
Skowronek, Russell K.

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Artifacts, 1733 Fleet
Comments: Spiral bound xeroxed book; includes a bibliography; illustrated; part of the Volumes in Historical Archaeology series
Size: 8.5” x 11”
Pages: 229
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, Columbia, South Carolina (1984), as a spiral bound book with xeroxed pages (I suspect the original was a PhD dissertation).
Description:
This book describes and illustrates (with drawings) many of the artifacts found on the 1733 Fleet, including kitchen utensils, silver plates and trays, spikes, fasteners, hinges, standing rigging, padlocks, lead pumps, swords, gun parts, small arms, munitions, buttons, buckles, jewelry, religious medals, beads, tools, candlesticks, weights, and personal artifacts.  It is an excellent reference on shipwreck artifacts of this era.

Diving Into Glory

#C-7048
Shaughnessy, Carol

ISBN/ISSN: 0972524894
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Mel Fisher, Atocha, Santa Margarita, 1622 Fleet, Henrietta Marie, St. Johns Wreck, Artifacts
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 11.25” x 8.75”
Pages: 80
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society, Key West, Florida (2004), in hardback with a dust jacket and paperback.
Description:
This well-illustrated book tells the story of the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society and its various projects over the past 22 years…the “Atocha”, the “Santa Margarita”, the salve ship “Henrietta Marie”, and the St. Johns (Bahamas) wreck (believed to be the “Santa Clara”).  Many artifacts are pictured.

Relics, Water and the Kitchen Sink – A Diver’s Guide to Underwater Archaeology

#C-6730
Rowe, Alan R.

ISBN/ISSN: 09611639911
Library of Congress: 79-66955
Category: Artifacts
Keywords: Artifacts
Comments: Includes a short bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.25″ x 8.25″
Pages: 56
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Sea Sports Publications, Norwalk, Connecticut (1979), in paperback.
Description: This book is for the amateur underwater archaeologist or treasure diver. It tells how and where divers can find underwater artifacts, how to build equipment for salvaging shipwrecks, how to prepare artifacts in the field, and how to treat and clean artifacts at home.