Florida’s Trails to History’s Treasures – Vol. 1

Keel, James R.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Santa Margarita, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, Art McKee, 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Mel Fisher, Winchester, Looe
Comments: Illustrated with maps
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 182
Editions: The first edition (First Printing – stated) was published by Seajay Enterprises, Inc., Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (1981), in paperback.
Description: This book gives a brief description of lost treasures in Florida, organized by county.  About a third of the book concerns sunken treasures, including the “Santa Margarita”, the 1715 Fleet, the 1733 Fleet, the 1622 Fleet, the “HMS Winchester” and the “HMS Looe”. A second volume was never published as the title would suggest.

How to Discover and Profit From Florida Shipwreck Treasures

Hudson, L. Frank

ISBN/ISSN: 0-942084-28-4
Library of Congress: 85-82086
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Same book as “Florida Treasure Shipwrecks” (#C-4120); pamphlet; illustrated with drawings and nautical charts
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 85
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by LaFray Young Publications Co., Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (1985), in paperback. Several subsequent paperback editions have been published by Winner Enterprises, including an “Expanded Edition” in 1985.
Description: This pamphlet appears to be a reprinted edition of “Florida Treasure Shipwrecks” (#C-4120) with better charts and better quality printing. It identifies 133 Florida treasure shipwrecks with a one-paragraph description and plots each wreck on a nautical chart.