Thirty Florida Shipwrecks

McCarthy, Kevin M.

ISBN/ISSN: 1561640077
Library of Congress: 91-47020
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, 1622 Fleet, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, San Pedro, Fontaneda’s Shipwreck, Trinite, Winchester, Reformation, Henrietta Marie, Looe, Alligator
Comments: Includes a bibliography at the end of each chapter; illustrated
Size: 8.5” x 11”
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by the Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida (1992), in paperback. 

Description: This book describes 29 modern and historic shipwrecks near the Florida coast, and the salvage/excavation of the wrecks.  It includes 3 treasure wrecks: the “Atocha” from the 1622 Fleet, the “Urca de Lima” from the 1715 Fleet, and the “San Pedro” from the 1733 Fleet.  It also includes several additional wrecks of historical importance: Fontaneda’s shipwreck (1545), the “Trinite” (1565), the “HMS Winchester” (1695), the “Reformation” (1696), the slave ship “Henrietta Marie” (1701), the “HMS Looe” (1781) and the “USS Alligator” (1822).