Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Dunwich Bank Wreck, Blessing of Burntisland, Royal James, Kronan, Golden Lion, Carlisle, tVliegent Hart, Guernsey Lily, Lutine
Comments: Includes a bibliography and alphabetical shipwreck listing (gazetteer); illustrated
Size: 7” x 9.5”
Editions: The first edition was published (First Published – stated) Chatham Publishing, London (2006), in hardback with a dust jacket. The US edition (Distributed in the US – stated) is distributed by MBI Publishing Company, St. Paul, Minnesota (2006) in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book begins by looking at a Roman wreck and a Viking wreck, but proceeds on to treasure wrecks, including the Dunwich Bank Wreck, the “Blessing of Burntisland”, the “Royal James”, the “Kronan”, the “Golden Lion”, the “Carlisle”, the “tVliegent Hart” (called “Vliegend Hert” in the book), the “Guernsey Lily”, the “Lutine”, and the “Deutschland”. It also includes a chapter about the “Wilhelm Gustloff” and the lost Amber Room. At the end of the book is a gazetteer, i.e., a brief overview of all the ships lost in the northern seas (North Sea and Baltic Sea, excluding the English Channel, the seas west of the Shetlands, and those off the western coast of Norway).