Lost Treasure Ships of the Northern Seas – A Guide and Gazetteer to 2000 Years of Shipwreck

Pickford, Nigel

ISBN/ISSN: 186176250X
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”
Pages: 224
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).

A King’s Treasure Lost

Murray, Howard J.

ISBN/ISSN: 095351630X
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Blessing of Burntisland
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7″ x 10″
Pages: 74
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Silverscreen Print, Scotland (1999), in paperback.
Description: This book tells the story of the lost plate (treasure) of King Charles I, which sank aboard the “Blessing of Burntisland” in the Firth of Forth, Scotland, in 1663 while King Charles I was on his coronation visit to Scotland…and the several unsuccessful attempts to find the treasure.

Treasure Seekers – The World’s Great Fortunes Lost and Found

McIntosh, Dr. Jane

ISBN/ISSN: 1842220640
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Gran Griffon, San Juan de Sicilia, Girona, Spanish Armada, Kronan, Prince de Conty, Adelaar, Blessing of Burntisland, Charles I, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, Central America, Batavia, Zuytdorp, Gilt Dragon, Rapid, Geldermalsen, Edinburgh, Admiral Nakhimov, Witte Leeuw, Dodington, Hartwell
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 9.5″ x 11.25″
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Carlton Books Limited, London (2000), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This well-illustrated, coffee table book overviews many of the world’s sunken, buried buried and war treasures. It also includes many of the world’s great archaeological treasures. Shipwrecks noted include: “El Gran Griffon”, “San Juan de Sicilia”, and “Girona” from the Spanish Armada; “Kronan”, “Prince de Conty”, “Adelaar”, “Blessing of Burntisland”, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, “SS Central America”, “Batavia”, “Zuytdorp”, “Vergulde Draeck (Gilt Dragon)”, “Rapid”, “Geldermalsen”, “Edinburgh”, “Admiral Nakhimov”, “Witte Leeuw”, “Dodington”, and “Hartwell”.