Profile of Old New England – Yankee Legends, Tales, and Folklore

#C-7550
Taft, Lewis A.

Library of Congress: 65-10462
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Whydah
Comments: Includes a bibliography
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 271
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1965), in hardback with a dust jacket. There also was a second printing (stated) of this book in 1965 in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This is a book of New England legends: Legends of discovery, legends of colonial days, legends of the supernatural, legends of crime, legends of place names, and Indian legends. Of interest to the treasure hunter is a chapter about Black Sam Bellamy and the “Whydah” wreck off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in 1717.

On the Track of HMS Monmouth’s Galleon…and Sunken Treasure

#C-6396
Potter, John Stauffer

ISBN/ISSN:  9781499725896
Category:  Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Vigo Bay
Comments: Illustrated; includes a 1958 documentary entitled, “The Treasure Divers of Vigo Bay,” on    DVD
Size: 6” x 9”
Pages: 279
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the author, Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts    (2014), in paperback.
Description: This book tells the story of the the author’s efforts in the 1950s to find and salvage one    of the Vigo Bay Spanish galleons captured by the “HMS Monmouth” and then sunk after hitting a  submerged rock in 1702.

A Full Account of the Capture and Wreck of the Pirate Ship “Whidah”

#C-3765
Hamlin, B. Nason

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Whydah
Comments: Pamphlet
Size: 6″ x 8.75″
Pages: 10
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the author, Milton, Massachusetts (1948), in paperback.  The full contents of this pamphlet was republished in Yarns of Today and Yester-Year (1950 by the same author) in a chapter entitled, “Wreck of the Pirate Ship”.
Description: This pamphlet briefly describes the “Whydah’s” piratical activities in 1717, and its destruction off the coast of Cape Cod.

Shipwrecks of New England

#C-2345
Conway, J. North

ISBN/ISSN: 9781580660266
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Whydah
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6” x 9”
Pages: 136
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Covered Bridge Press, North Attleborough,   Massachusetts (2000), in paperback.
Description: This books describes various shipwrecks in New England waters, but includes a chapter  about the pirate ship, “Whydah”.

Finding New England’s Shipwrecks and Treasures

#C-1840
Cahill, Robert Ellis

ISBN/ISSN: 0916787052
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Whydah
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 52
Editions: The first edition (stated on back of book) was published by Chandler-Smith Publishing, Peabody, Massachusetts (1984), in paperback. There have been at least 4 editions published.
Description: This pamphlet describes a multitude of wrecks off the New England coast, and devotes a chapter to the pirate ship, “Whydah” (called the “Whidah” in the book).

Shipwrecks, Pirates, and Treasure on Cape Cod

#C-1673
Burbank, Ted

ISBN/ISSN: 9781935616054
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Port Nicholson, Whydah
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”
Pages: 115
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by the Salty Pilgrim Press, Millis, Massachusetts   (2013) in paperback.
Description: While this is primarily a shipwreck book, it does have chapters on the “S.S. Port   Nicholson” WWII wreck, supposedly carrying platinum ore, and the pirate ship, “Whydah”.