Captain Cook’s Cannon

#C-8370
Wolf, Alfred L.

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Captain Cook, Cannons
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.75″
Pages: 142
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by KNA Press, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania (1985), in paperback.
Description: This book is about the search for, and successful excavation of, one of Captain Cook’s lost cannons, which he jettisoned off the “Endeavor” to free his ship from a reef near the Hope Islands in 1770.

Beneath Australian Seas

#C-2635
Deas, Walter and Clarrie Lawler

ISBN/ISSN: 58907072X
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Batavia, Gilt Dragon, Zuytdorp, Zeewijk, Captain Cook
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 7″
Pages: 112
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by A.H. & A.W. Reed, Sydney, Australia (1970), in hardback with pictorial boards and a dust jacket.
Description: This small book includes many aspects of oceanography and diving, such as sea animals, spear fishing, shells, the history of scuba and underwater photography. One 14 page chapter deals with “Wrecks and Treasure Trove”, and includes the Western Australia wrecks “Batavia”, “Gilt Dragon”, “Zuytdorp”, and “Zeewyck”. It also describes the cannon recovered from where Captain Cook threw it off his ship, “Endeavour”, in 1770 on the Queensland coast.

Cook’s Cannon and Anchor

#C-1900
Callegari, Dennis

ISBN/ISSN: 0864176449
Category: Weapons
Keywords: Captain Cook, Endeavour, Anchors, Cannons
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 9.75″
Pages: 96
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Kangaroo Press Pty. Ltd., Kenthurst, NSW, Australia (1994), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book recounts the loss, recovery and conservation of artifacts from Lieutenant James Cook’s ship, the “HMB Endeavour”, lost in 1770 off the coast of Queensland in Australia. Most of the emphasis is on the anchor and cannons excavated.

In Search of a Cannon

#C-1485
Bolton, G.K.

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Endeavour, cannons
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 10″
Pages: 52
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Vince Vlasoff, Australia (1969) in paperback.
Description: This booklet is the pictorial history of the finding and salvage of 6 cannons that were thrown overboard from Captain Cook’s ship, “Endeavour”, in 1770 on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.