Diving for Science

Poole, Lynn

Library of Congress: 55-9550
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Looe, Florencia, Spanish Armada, 1733 Fleet
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 160
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Whittlesey House, New York City (1955), in hardback with a dust jacket. There were at least 8 subsequent printings of this book (which are noted with the copyright information).
Description: This adolescent book discusses the latest findings in the field of oceanography, and explains some of the physics of diving. It also includes a chapter on sunken treasure that briefly tells the story of the Spanish Armada shipwreck, “Florencia”, the “HMS Looe” and 1733 Fleet.