Shipwreck Treasures – Disaster and Discovery on Canada’s East Coast

#C-5055
Marsters, Roger

ISBN/ISSN: 0887505671
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Le Chameau, Auguste, Atlantic
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 10.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Formac Publishing Company Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia (2002), in paperback.
Description: This book presents brief stories of shipwrecks off Canada’s East Coast from the mid-1500s to the present. It includes chapters detailing the wreck of “Le Chameau”, which sank off Nova Scotia in 1725, the “Auguste”, which sank in 1761, and the White Star liner, “Atlantic”, which sank in 1873. Many artifacts are pictured.

Treasure Hunter – Diving for Gold on North America’s Death Coast

#C-4965
MacKinnon, Robert

ISBN/ISSN: 9780425247389
Library of Congress: 2012000974
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Fantome, Auguste, Feversham, Le Chameau
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.25”
Pages: 315
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by the Berkley Publishing Group, New York (2012), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the story of the author’s experiences salvaging the “HMS Fantome”, “HMS Feversham”, “Le Chameau” and “L’Auguste” off the coast of Cape Breton Island and Nova Scotia…and how the Canadian government and Parks Canada conspired to “steal” a large part of what was recovered and terminate the leases it had previously issued prior to their expiration.

Wreck Hunter 2 – The Adventure Continues

#C-2916
Dwyer, Terry

ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-897462-42-3
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Sovereign,Auguste
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6” x 9”
Pages: 186
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Glen Margaret Publishing, Tantallon, Nova Scotia, Canada (2015), in paperback
Description: This book tells the story of the author’s search and salvage of shipwrecks off the Nova Scotia coast.  It also includes chapters on the salvage of “L’Auguste de Bordeaux”, the techniques and technologies utilized in salvaging ships, the politics and laws restricting ongoing shipwreck salvage in Nova Scotia, a listing of some of the more noteworthy shipwrecks off the Eastern shore of Nova Scotia, and the attempted salvage of the 230,000 Mexican silver coins on the “Sovereign”.
Available from the author at (902) 401-9479

Wreck Hunter – The Quest for Lost Shipwrecks

#C-2915
Dwyer, Terry

ISBN/ISSN: 1895900670
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Tilbury, Triton, Empire Manor, Sussex, Auguste, Leonidas
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6” x 9”
Pages: 208
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia (2004), in paperback.
Description: This book describes the author’s exploits underwater, including the salvage of both modern and historic wrecks.  Many wrecks in the Nova Scotia area and their treasures are described, including the “HMS Tilbury”, “Le Triton”, the “Empire Manor”, “L’Auguste”, and the “HMS Leonidas”.  The book also describes the search for the “HMS Sussex” off Gibraltar.

The Wreck of the Auguste

#C-1058
No author stated

ISBN/ISSN: 0660145626
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Auguste
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9″
Pages: 70
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Parks Service, Environment Canada (1992), in paperback. A French edition was simultaneously published under the title, “Le Naufrage de l’Auguste.”
Description: This pamphlet tells the story of the sinking of the “Auguste” in 1761 off the coast of Nova Scotia, and the subsequent excavation in 1977. Many artifacts are pictured.