Encyclopedia of Sunken Treasure

#C-8390
Wright, John

ISBN/ISSN: 1854799088
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Witte Leeuw, Dodington, Winterton, Meeresteijn, Bredenhof, Grosvenor, Birkenhead, Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Concepcion, Maravillas, Whydah, Le Chameau, Nuestra Senora de la Luz, El Nuevo Constante, De Braak, San Jose, Santa Margarita, Thetis, Yankee Blade, Brother Jonathan, Lexington, Republic, Genovesa, Flor do Mar, Batavia, Gilt Dragon, Zuytdorp, Zeewijk, Geldermalsen, General Grant, Niagara, Girona, Kronan, De Liefde, Slot ter Hooge, Hollandia, Lutine, Colossus, Abergavenny, Lastdrager, Royal Charter, Hampshire, Laurentic, Egypt, Edinburgh
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 248
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Michael O’Mara Books Ltd., London (1995), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book briefly overviews 54 significant sunken treasure ships around the world. It is organized geographically by continent, and devotes 2 to 8 pages to each wreck. An excellent reference. Wrecks include the “Flor do Mar”, “Batavia”, “Gilt Dragon”, “Zuytdorp”, “Zeewijk”, “Geldermalsen” (Nanking Cargo), “General Grant”, “Niagara”, 1622 Fleet (“Atocha”), “Concepcion”, “Hollandia”, “Lutine”, “HMS Colossus”, “Egypt” and “Laurentic”.

Salvage!

#C-8280
Williams, David L.

ISBN/ISSN: 0711019630
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Edinburgh
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9″
Pages: 160
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Ian Allen Ltd., London (1991), in paperback.
Description: This book is an overview of some of the great salvage operations of the 20th century, including ships, bombs, airplanes, submarines and oil platforms. Relative to treasure, the book includes a chapter about the gold bullion salvaged from the “HMS Edinburgh”, a WWII British cruiser sunk in 1942 in the Barrets Sea.

The Salvage of the Century

#C-8160
Wharton, Ric

ISBN/ISSN: 0941332799
Library of Congress: 99-63493
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Edinburgh, Concepcion, William Phips
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 10.25″
Pages: 198
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Best Publishing Company, Flagstaff, Arizona (2000), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book tells the story of the sinking and subsequent salvage of the British heavy cruiser, “HMS Edinburgh”, which sank in arctic waters in 1942 with 465 bars of Russian gold aboard. The author was one of the participants in the salvage operation. The book also includes a chapter about the “Concepcion” which sank in 1641 off the coast of Hispaniola and was partially salvaged by William Phips.

Lost Treasure Ships of the Twentieth Century

#C-6290
Pickford, Nigel

ISBN/ISSN: 0792274725
Library of Congress: 99-14514
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Awa Maru, Edinburgh, John Barry, I-52, Laurentic, Rommel
Comments: Includes a glossary, maps and bibliography; illustrated
Size: 9.5″ x 11″
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Pavillion Books, London (1999), in both hardback with a dust jacket and paperback. The first US edition (not stated) was published by the National Geographic Society, Washington, DC (1999), also in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Pavilion Books, London (2001).
Description: This book is a very well written overview of the sinking and salvage of 17 ships that sank between 1900 and 1999 with treasure aboard. It includes the “Laurentic”, “HMS Edinburgh”, “USS John Barry”, “Awa Maru”, Rommel’s gold that was sunk during WWII off the coast of Corsica, and the I-52 Japanese submarine. The author is the son of one of the former principals of the famous UK salvage company, Risdon Beazley Ltd.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Atlas of Ships Wrecks & Treasure

#C-6270
Pickford, Nigel

ISBN/ISSN: 1564585999
Library of Congress: 93-48856
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Egypt, Edinburgh, Girona, Concepcion, Vigo Bay Galleons, Whydah, Royal Charter, Central America, Flor do Mar, Spanish Armada
Comments: Includes a glossary, bibliography and shipwreck listing; illustrated
Size: 10.25″ x 12.5″
Pages: 200
Editions: The first edition was published by Dorling Kindersley, London (1994), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first American edition (stated) was published by Dorling Kindersley, New York City (1994), also in hardback with a dust jacket. There have been at least 5 printings of the US edition. An Australian edition was published by RD Press (1994), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This outstanding, large-size, coffee table book overviews the history and treasures of the more famous ships lost at sea from ancient times through World War II. It includes the “Whydah”, the “HMS Edinburgh”, the “Egypt”, the “Girona”, the Vigo Bay wrecks, the “Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion”, the “SS Central America”, the “Flor de la Mar”, and the “Royal Charter, among others. The author is the son of one of the former principals of the famous UK salvage company, Risdon Beazley Ltd.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

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

#C-5610
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”.

Hidden Treasure

#C-4402
King, Virginia

ISBN: 0816767947
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Mary Rose, Girona, Spanish Armada, Edinburgh
Comments: Juvenile, includes a glossary; illustrated
Size: 5.75” x 8.25”
Pages: 40
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Barrie Publishing Pty Limited, Kew, Australia (2000) in paperback.  A later edition was published by Troll Communications L.L.C. in paperback.
Description:
This juvenile book describes both land and sunken treasures, including the “Mary Rose”, the Spanish Armada ship “Girona”, and the “HMS Edinburgh”.

Hidden Treasure

#C-4402
King, Virginia

ISBN: 0816767947
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Mary Rose, Girona, Spanish Armada, Edinburgh
Comments: Juvenile, includes a glossary; illustrated
Size: 5.75” x 8.25”
Pages: 40
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Barrie Publishing Pty Limited, Kew, Australia (2000) in paperback.  A later edition was published by Troll Communications L.L.C. in paperback.
Description:
This juvenile book describes both land and sunken treasures, including the “Mary Rose”, the Spanish Armada ship “Girona”, and the “HMS Edinburgh”.

Goldfinder

#C-4290
Jessop, Keith

ISBN/ISSN: 0684821478
Library of Congress: 00-043918
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Edinburgh
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 419
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Simon & Schuster, London (1998), in both hard back with a dust jacket and paperback. US and Canadian editions were simultaneously published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City and John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited, Etobicoke, Ontario, (2001), in hardback with a dust jacket; both published paperback editions in 2002.
Description: This book tells the story of the author’s exciting life in the salvage industry, including his search for, and successful recovery of $100 million, from the “HMS Edinburgh”, sunk during WWII in Arctic waters.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Riches from Wrecks – The Recovery of Sunken Cargoes

#C-4010
Hinds, Fergus

ISBN/ISSN: 0851746233
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Empire Manor, Glenartney, Edinburgh, Awa Maru, Michael Hatcher, John Barry, Geldermalsen
Comments: Includes 7 maps; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 12″
Pages: 134
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland (1995), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book is about salvaging non-ferrous metals, both precious and non-precious. It includes salvage of the “Empire Manor”, the “Glenartney”, and the “HMS Edinburgh”. It also includes some information about the “Awa Maru”, the “USS John Barry” and working with Michael Hatcher on the “Geldermalsen” (Nanking Cargo) in the Far East.