Allyn, Rube, Stan Witwer, Charles Francis Allyn, Dick Bothwell and The Secret Six
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Santa Margarita, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, Art McKee
Size: 8.5″ x 11″
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by the Great Outdoors Association, St. Petersburg, Florida (1961), in paperback. A greatly expanded second and third edition was published under the title, “Great Outdoors Book of Skin and Scuba Diving” (see #C-1110), in paperback, also in 1961.
Description: This book mixes fact and fiction. The sunken treasure stories are real, but most of the pirate stories are fiction. It tells the story of Mrs. Bula Croker, who partially salvaged the “Santa Margharita” off Palm Beach, Florida; it also tells of the early 1715 and 1733 Fleet recoveries, including some of Art McKee’s treasure hunting adventures.