Dreams In Reality of the Undersea Craft

#C-8180
Wiggins, Walter Jr.

Library of Congress: 54-12348
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 206
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by the Pageant Press, New York City (1954), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This unusual book is a fictional work about a diver searching for a sunken galleon in the outer harbor of Port Royal, Jamaica. However, the book has a factual chapter about sunken treasure in it, which briefly describes a number of real treasure wrecks.

The Slave Ship Fredensborg

#C-7530
Svalesen, Leif

ISBN/ISSN: 0253337771
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Fredensborg, Artifacts
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.75″ x 10.75″
Pages: 244
Editions: The first edition was published in Norwegian by H. Aschehoug & Co., Oslo, Norway (2000), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first English language edition (stated) was published by Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Indiana (2000), in hardback with a dust jacket. A Jamaican edition was also published by Ian Randle Publishers, Kingston, Jamaica (2000), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This comprehensive book describes the history, discovery, excavation, and artifacts recovered from the Danish slave ship, “Fredensborg”, which sank off the coast of Norway in 1768. It includes many color pictures of the artifacts salvaged.

Adventures in Underwater Treasure Hunting

#C-6550
Rieseberg, Harry E.

Library of Congress: 65-15504
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Port Royal, Concepcion, William Phips
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 140
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by Frederick Fell, Inc., New York City, and George J. McLeod, Limited, Toronto (1965), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This adolescent book is the story of the author’s somewhat exaggerated underwater treasure hunting exploits, including Port Royal, Jamaica, and the story of William Phips’ salvage of the “Concepcion”.

Adventures in Underwater Treasure Hunting

#C-6550
Rieseberg, Harry E.

Library of Congress: 65-15504
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Port Royal, Concepcion, William Phips
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 140
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by Frederick Fell, Inc., New York City, and George J. McLeod, Limited, Toronto (1965), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This adolescent book is the story of the author’s somewhat exaggerated underwater treasure hunting exploits, including Port Royal, Jamaica, and the story of William Phips’ salvage of the “Concepcion”.

Still More Adventures

#C-5340
Marx, Robert F.

ISBN/ISSN: 0884053598
Library of Congress: 76-25126
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9.5″
Pages: 256
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Mason/Charter, New York City (1976), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is a continuation of the author’s adventures, a successful treasure hunter turned underwater archaeologist. It is the sequel to “Always Another Adventure” (#C-5140). It includes the author’s adventures in Port Royal, Jamaica, and on both the Serranilla Bank and Serrana Bank.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Beneath the Seven Seas

#C-4895
Lumiere, Cornel

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Port Royal
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”
Pages: 240
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., London (1956), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book describes the author’s travels and scuba adventures.  One chapter tells of his excavation of the sunken city of Port Royal, Jamaica.  I believe this is the first excavation of this historic site with scuba equipment.

Sunken Cities, Sacred Cenotes & Golden Sharks

#C-1375
Belleville, Bill

ISBN/ISSN: 0820325929
Library of Congress: 2003020881
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Port Royal, Drake
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.25”
Pages: 233
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia (2004), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This is a book about the author’s diving adventures in North, South and Central America and reads like a travel log.  One chapter describes the author’s visit to the sunken city of Port Royal, Jamaica, and another chapter tells of searching for a sunken galleon and Sir Francis Drake’s lead coffin in Panamanian waters.

Beneath the Seven Seas – Adventures with the Institute of Nautical Archaeology

#C-1324
Bass, George F.

ISBN/ISSN: 0500051364
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Belle, Sieur de LaSalle, Port Royal
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75” x 11”
Pages: 256
Editions: The first edition (First Published in the United Kingdom – stated) was published by Thames & Hudson Ltd., London, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description:
This well-illustrated coffee table book is divided into 7 sections: The Oldest Wrecks, Ancient Greek Wrecks, Roman and Byzantine Wrecks, Medieval and Renaissance Wrecks,  Seventeenth Century Wrecks (including LaSalle’s “Belle” and Port Royal, Jamaica),  Eighteenth Century Wrecks and Wrecks of Modern Times.  Within each section, a number of excavations are described and many artifacts are illustrated.