Divers in Deep Seas – More Romances of Salvage

#C-5420
Masters, David

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Laurentic
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.75″
Pages: 284
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, London (1938), in hardback (probably with a dust jacket).
Description: While this book is primarily about modern ship salvage, it include the story of salvaging the gold from the “Laurentic”.

The Boys’ Book of Salvage

#C-5410
Masters, David

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Florencia, Spanish Armada, Lutine, Skyro, Oceana, Hamilla Mitchell, Laurentic
Comments: Adolescent version of “The Wonders of Salvage” (#C-5450); illustrated
Size: 5″ x 7.75″
Pages: 268
Editions: The first edition was published by The Junior Literary Guild, Inc./Dodd, Mead and Company, Inc., New York City (1929), in hardback (probably with a dust jacket).  An adult version of this book was published under the title, “The Wonders of Salvage” (#C-5450).
Description: The first half of this adolescent book covers treasure salvage and includes the Spanish Armada ship, “Florencia”, “HMS. Lutine”, “Skyro”, the “Oceana”, the “Hamilla Mitchell” and the “Laurentic”. The second half of the book is about the salvage of modern ships and non-precious cargoes, much of it related to World War I.

Sunken Treasure

#C-4690
Latil, Pierre de and Jean Rivoire

Library of Congress: 62-10863
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Concepcion, Grosvenor, Lutine, Egypt, Vigo Bay Galleons, Laurentic, Niagara, Elisabethville, Florencia, Telemaque, Spanish Armada
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 276
Editions: The first edition was published in French in 1959 by Librairie Plon. The UK first edition (not stated) was published by Rupert Hart-Davis, London (1962), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first US edition (First American Edition – stated) was published by Hill and Wang, New York City (1962), in hardback with a dust jacket.
A Spanish edition was also published by Editorial Luis de Caralt (1962), under the title, “Tesoros Sumergidos”, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the story of 11 treasure ship recoveries, including the “Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion”; the “Grosvenor”; the “Lutine”; the liner, “Egypt”; the Vigo Bay galleons; the “Laurentic”; the “Elisabethville”; the “Niagara”; the Spanish Armada ship, “Florencia”; and the “Telemaque”.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Ocean Salvage

#C-4460
Koster, D.A.

ISBN/ISSN: 0715605615
Library of Congress: 79-154679
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Laurentic, William Phips, Concepcion, Florencia, Niagara, Egypt, Spanish Armada
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 195
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., London (1971), in hardback with a dust jacket. A US edition (First Published in the United States of America – stated) was published by the St. Martin’s Press, New York City (1971), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book overviews the salvage operations of 11 shipwrecks and 3 aircraft wrecks, including: William Phips and the “Concepcion”, the “Florencia”, the “Laurentic”, the “Egypt”, the “Niagara”, the Scapa Flow wrecks, and the modern submarines, “Thresher” and “Scorpion”.

The Book of the Ship

#C-4223
Jackson, G.G.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Catterhurn, Lutine, Florencia, Alphonso, Laurentic
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75” x 8.75″
Pages: 248
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd, London (1929) in hardback with a dust jacket.  A US edition was published by Robert M. McBride and Co., New York City (1930) in hardback with a dust jacket.  Appleton-Century, New York City, published an edition in 1938 in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book describes a variety of subjects, including shipbuilding, clipper ships, steamboats and steamships, electric boats, warships, salvage, and shipwrecks.  One chapter, entitled “Salving Treasure Ships”, includes the following wrecks:  the “Catterhurn” (Australia), the “Lutine” (Holland), the Spanish Armada ship “Florencia” or Tobermory galleon (Scotland), the “Alphonso” (Grand Canary Island), and the “Laurentic” (Ireland).

Lust for Gold

#C-4040
Hogg, Garry

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Hussar, Lutine, Florencia, Spanish Armada, Egypt, Niagara, Laurentic
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 190
Editions: The first edition was published by Robert Hale Limited, London (1960), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first US edition (First American Edition – stated) was published by A.S. Barnes, New York City (1962), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the history of gold and includes a chapter on sunken gold. The salvage (or attempted salvage) of the “Hussar”, “Lutine”, “Florencia”, “Egypt”, “Niagara”, and “Laurentic” are discussed.

Treasure Hunting Around the World

#C-3950
Helm, Thomas

Library of Congress: 60-12334
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Hussar, Laurentic, William Phips, Concepcion
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 288
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1960), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (stated) was published in 1961, in hardback with a dust jacket. A third printing (stated) was published in 1962 and a fourth printing (stated) was published in 1965, both in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book encompasses both land and sunken treasures. The sunken treasures include the Revolutionary War pay ship, “Hussar” which sank north of what was then New York City, the liner, “Laurentic”, and the story of William Phips and his salvage of the “Concepcion”.

Marine Salvage

#C-3560
Gores, Joseph N.

Library of Congress: 70-139025
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Egypt, Niagara, Laurentic, 1715 Fleet, Orinoco
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.5″ x 9.5″
Pages: 525
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York (1971), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing was also published in 1971 (this can be identified by the absence of the words “first edition”). The book was published in the UK by David & Charles, Newton Abbot (1972), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This extensive book covers the salvage activities of at least 100 shipwrecks. Some of the treasure wrecks include the “Egypt”, “Niagara”, “Laurentic”, 1715 Fleet, and the “Orinoco”. Many other salvage and underwater archaeological topics are also included. An excellent reference.

The Great Treasure Hunts

#C-3320
Furneaux, Rupert

Library of Congress: 69-18366
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Concepcion, Florencia, Association, De Liefde, Le Chameau, 1715 Fleet, Thetis, Lutine, Grosvenor, Egypt, Hussar, Vigo Bay Galleons, Laurentic, Niagara, William Phips, Spanish Armada
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 236
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Odams Books, UK (1969), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first US edition (First Published in the United States – stated) was published by the Taplinger Publishing Company, New York City (1969), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: While this book describes both land and sunken treasures, most of the book is about sunken treasure. The sunken treasures include the “Concepcion”, the “Florencia” of the Spanish Armada, the “HMS Association”, the “De Liefde”, the “Chameau”, the 1715 Fleet off the Florida coast, the “Thetis” off the Brazilian coast, the “Grosvenor” off the South African coast, the “Egypt”, the “Hussar”, the “Lutine”, the Vigo Bay galleons in Spain, the “Laurentic”, and the “Niagara” off the New Zealand coast.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Peter Freuchen’s Story About Treasures of the Seven Seas

#C-3280
Freuchen, Peter

Library of Congress: 59-12761
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: William Phips, Concepcion, Lutine, Laurentic
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 10.25″
Pages: 64
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Julian Messner, Inc., New York City (1959), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This adolescent book devotes a chapter to sunken treasure and includes the “Concepcion”, the “Lutine” and “Laurentic”. The other “treasures” in the book refer to food and minerals from the sea.