Kelly – The Adventurous Life of Kelly Tarlton

 #C-6800
Sale, E.V.

ISBN/ISSN: 0790000091
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Kelly Tarlton, Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet, Lutine, Elingamite, General Grant
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7″ x 9.5″
Pages: 247
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Heinemann Reed, Auckland, New Zealand (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Reed Books, Auckland, New Zealand, in 1991.
Description: This is the story of Kelly Tarlton, the “Mel Fisher” of New Zealand. He was involved in a multitude of salvage operations in New Zealand, including the “Elingamite” and “General Grant”. Kelly also worked with Mel Fisher on the “Atocha” near Key West, Florida, and on the “Lutine” off the Holland coast. He spent his last years building museums and aquariums in New Zealand.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Throw Me the Wreck Johnny

#C-4840
Locker-Lampson, Steve

ISBN/ISSN: 0908685688
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Kelly Tarlton, Elingamite, General Grant
Size: 6.5″ x 9.5″
Pages: 192
Comments: Illustrated
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by The Halcyon Press, Auckland, New Zealand (1996), in paperback.
Description: This book is a series of reminiscences by the family and friends about Kelly Tarlton, the the “Mel Fisher” of New Zealand. The stories include Kelly’s salvage of the “General Grant” and the “Elingamite”, and the building of his 2 museums in New Zealand.

New Zealand Treasure Wrecks

#C-4830
Locker-Lampson, Steve

ISBN/ISSN: 0908685238
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Elingamite, Niagara, Boyd, Port Kembla, General Grant, Tararua
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 10″
Pages: 99
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by The Halcyon Press, Auckland, New Zealand ( 1995) in paperback.
Description: This book tells the story of six New Zealand treasure wrecks: “Elingamite”, “Niagara”, “Port Kembla”, “General Grant”, “Tararua”, and “Tasmania”. It also has a chapter on several minor treasure wrecks, including the “Boyd”.

New Zealand Treasure Wrecks

#C-4830
Locker-Lampson, Steve

ISBN/ISSN: 0908685238
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Elingamite, Niagara, Boyd, Port Kembla, General Grant, Tararua
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 10″
Pages: 99
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by The Halcyon Press, Auckland, New Zealand ( 1995) in paperback.
Description: This book tells the story of six New Zealand treasure wrecks: “Elingamite”, “Niagara”, “Port Kembla”, “General Grant”, “Tararua”, and “Tasmania”. It also has a chapter on several minor treasure wrecks, including the “Boyd”.

The Burning of the Boyd

#C-2770
Doak, Wade

ISBN/ISSN: 0340338857
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Boyd
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 184
Editions: The first edition (First Printed – stated) was published by Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, New Zealand (1984), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This is the author’s own story about finding and salvaging the “Boyd”, which had a fierce massacre on board in 1809 resulting in 66 of the crew being eaten by Maoris (native New Zealanders). There were supposed to be gold coins on board, but none were recovered in the salvage.

Shipwreck – Tales of Survival, Courage & Calamity at Sea

#C-1890
Callan, Louise

ISBN/ISSN: 1869587847
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Boyd, Elingamite, Niagara
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 8.25″
Pages: 144
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Hodder Moa Beckett Publishers Limited, Auckland, New Zealand (2000), in paperback.
Description: This book includes the stories of New Zealand’s most famous shipwrecks, including the treasure ships “Niagara”, “Elingamite” and “Boyd”. Other wrecks described include the “Orpheus”, the “Holmglen”, the “Delaware”, the “Tararua”, the “Ben Venue”, the “Ariadne”, the “Wiltshire”, and the “Turakina”. Each story features details of the ship, historic photographs, a narrative of the events that led to the wreck, and any efforts made to salvage of the wrecks.

The General Grant’s Gold

#C-1105
Allen, Madelene Freguson & Ken Scadden

ISBN/ISSN: 9780908988372
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: General Grant
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6” x 9.25”
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Exisle Publishing Limited, Auckland, New Zealand (2009), in paperback.
Description: This book tells the story of the wreck of the “General Grant” in a cave on the Auckland Islands, south of New Zealand, in 1866.  It also tells of the plight of the survivors and the many subsequent searches for the gold that it was rumored to be carrying.