Library of Congress: 78-75312
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Size: 6.5″ x 9.5″
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published jointly by A.S. Barnes and Company, New York City and South Brunswick, and Thomas Yoseloff Ltd., London (1980), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is divided into three parts. The first part describes how to carry out shipwreck research, what tools and equipment are needed, and how to recover and preserve the artifacts recovered. The second part describes the author’s experience in salvaging four wrecks, providing insights and tips into the process. The last part provides narratives of more than a dozen shipwrecks on the East Coast of the United States, most of which have yet to be located.