Shipwrecks of the Explorers

#C-7153
Smith, K.C.

ISBN/ISSN: 0531164853
Library of Congress: 99-053033
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Juvenile; includes a bibliography and glossary; illustrated
Size: 8″ x 9.25″
Pages: 63
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Franklin Watts, New York City (2000), in hardback (library edition – no dust jacket issued) and paperback.
Description: This juvenile book describes the difficulties of the early explorers, and the frequent shipwrecks that resulted. Some artifacts are pictured.

Exploring for Shipwrecks

#C-7150
Smith, K.C.

ISBN/ISSN: 0531164713
Library of Congress: 99-40537
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Juvenile; includes a bibliography and glossary; illustrated
Size: 8″ x 9.25″
Pages: 63
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Franklin Watts, New York City (2000), in paperback.
Description: This juvenile book describes the science of underwater archaeology, including the research and technology used to find and excavate shipwrecks, and the preservation of artifacts.

Ancient Shipwrecks

#C-7148
Smith, K.C.

ISBN/ISSN: 0531164675
Library of Congress: 99-055481
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Juvenile; includes a bibliography and glossary; illustrated
Size: 8″ x 9.25″
Pages: 63
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Franklin Watts, New York City (2000), in hardback (library edition – no dust jacket issued) and paperback.
Description: This juvenile book describes underwater archaeology in the context of ancient shipwreck excavation and artifacts. Many artifacts are pictured.

Modern Adventures Under the Sea

#C-6440
Pringle, Patrick

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Florencia, Spanish Armada, Laurentic
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 240
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Franklin Watts, Inc., New York City (1959), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells of mans’ evolution in undersea activities. As such, it tells the story of diving, submarines, underwater exploration, and shipwrecks. The book has a chapter about ancient shipwrecks, and one about modern treasure salvage (including the Spanish Armada wreck, “Florencia”, and the “Laurentic”).

Hidden Treasures

#C-5760
Melegari, Vezio

ISBN/ISSN: 000100168X
Library of Congress: 72-1893
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Rommel, Vigo Bay Galleons, Egypt
Comments: Adolescent; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 10.25″
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Collins Publishers, London and Franklin Watts, New York City (1972), in hardback with a pictorial binding.
Description: This adolescent book overviews some of the more famous lost treasures, and includes one chapter on “Treasures of the Deep”. It tells of the “Egypt” salvage in the 1930s; the attempted salvage of the galleons sunk at Vigo Bay, Spain; and the search for Rommel’s lost World War II treasure in the waters off Corsica.

Undersea Archaeology

#C-4540
Lampton, Christopher

ISBN/ISSN: 0531104923
Library of Congress: 87-25236
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Vasa, Mary Rose
Comments: Adolescent; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 8.75″
Pages: 96
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Franklin Watts, New York City (1988), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This adolescent book gives an overview of underwater archaeology, telling the story of the finding and raising of both the “Vasa” and the “Mary Rose”. It also tells about the technology used in underwater archaeology, using as an example, the robots and mini-subs that explored the “Titanic”.

Shipwrecks: Terror and Treasure

#C-4180
Humphrey, Kathryn Long

ISBN/ISSN: 0531200310
Library of Congress: 91-16962
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Mary Rose, Concepcion, William Phips, Burt Webber
Comments: Adolescent; includes a glossary; illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 9″
Pages: 63
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Franklin Watts, New York City (1991), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This adolescent book describes three salvage operations: the “Mary Rose”, the “Concepcion” (by both William Phips and Burt Webber), and the “Titanic”.

Johnno the Deep-Sea Diver

#C-2610
Dawlish, Peter and John Johnstone

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Niagara, Johnno Johnstone
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8″
Pages: 160
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by George W. Harrap & Co., London (1960), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first US edition (not stated) was published by Franklin Watts, Inc., New York City (1960), in hardback with a dust jacket. A large print edition was published by F.A. Thorpe (Ulverscroft), Leicester, UK (1968), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the story of Johnno Johnstone, an English hard hat diver that is famous for his salvage of the “Niagara”, a liner sunk by a mine off the New Zealand coast. During 1940 and 1941, Johnstone and his divers recovered eight tons of gold bullion in 438 feet of water…an amazing feat in its day.