Kelly – The Adventurous Life of Kelly Tarlton

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Sale, E.V.

ISBN/ISSN: 0790000091
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Kelly Tarlton, Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet, Lutine, Elingamite, General Grant
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7″ x 9.5″
Pages: 247
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Heinemann Reed, Auckland, New Zealand (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Reed Books, Auckland, New Zealand, in 1991.
Description: This is the story of Kelly Tarlton, the “Mel Fisher” of New Zealand. He was involved in a multitude of salvage operations in New Zealand, including the “Elingamite” and “General Grant”. Kelly also worked with Mel Fisher on the “Atocha” near Key West, Florida, and on the “Lutine” off the Holland coast. He spent his last years building museums and aquariums in New Zealand.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

The Boy’s Book of the Sea

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Monsarrat, Nicholas -editor

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Niagara
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 196
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Cassell and Company, London (1954), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second edition was published in 1954 and a third edition in 1960. A paperback version of the third edition was published by Piccolo, London (1978). The first US edition was published by Whittlesey House, New York City (1955), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published in the US by Whittlesey House in 1955.
Description: This juvenile anthology includes 21 stories about small boat voyages, the days of sail, pirates, exploration, adventure and shipwreck. It also includes the story of the salvage of gold bars from the Royal Mail steamer, “Niagara”, which sank during WWII off the coast of New Zealand.

Diving for Gold

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McGilvray, Elizabeth Ann

ISBN/ISSN: 0478055897
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Niagara
Comments: Juvenile; pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 7″ x 9.5″
Pages: 28
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Learning Media, Ministry of Education, Wellington, New Zealand (1992), in paperback.
Description: This juvenile pamphlet is the story of the salvage of gold bars from the steamer, “Niagara” during World War II.

Niagara’s Gold

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Maynard, Jeff

ISBN/ISSN: 0864177666
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Niagara
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9″
Pages: 160
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Kangaroo Press, Kenthurst, NSW, Australia (1996), in paperback. The book was reprinted (stated) in 1996.
Description: This book tells of one of the great underwater treasure recoveries of World War II, in which hard hat divers recovered eight tons of gold bullion from a sunken liner in 438 feet of water near New Zealand.

The World’s Richest Wrecks

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Marx, Robert F. and Jenifer Marx

ISBN/ISSN: 0981899114
Library of Congress: 2008050976
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”
Pages: 420
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by RAM Books, Dallas, Texas (2009), in paperback.
Description: This book is an expansion of Marx’s previous book, “New World Shipwrecks,” and now includes shipwrecks in Africa, Europe, the Azores and Atlantic islands, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.  Each geographic area has a brief introduction, and then the author devotes a paragraph to each individual shipwreck.

The Wreck of the Tararua

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MacIntosh, Joan

ISBN/ISSN: 589004417
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Tararua
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 160
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, New Zealand (1970), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the story of the wreck and salvage attempts on the “Tararua”, New Zealand’s worst sea disaster involving civilians. The ship sank off Southland, New Zealand, in 1881 with a cargo of gold.

The Wreck Book – Rediscovered New Zealand Shipwrecks

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Locker-Lampson, Steve and Ian Francis

ISBN/ISSN: 0908582293
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: General Grant, Elingamite, Niagara
Comments: Includes maps; illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 11.25″
Pages: 117
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Millwood Press, Welllington, New Zealand (1979) in hardback with a dust jacket. A second edition (Halcyon Press Edition First Published – stated) was published in paperback by the Halcyon Press, Auckland, New Zealand, in 1994.
Description: This book alphabetically lists all the significant located shipwrecks in New Zealand waters and provides a brief description of the ship, the wreck, the cargo, and any known salvage operations. Major treasure wrecks include the “Elingamite”, “General Grant” and “Niagara”.

Throw Me the Wreck Johnny

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Locker-Lampson, Steve

ISBN/ISSN: 0908685688
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Kelly Tarlton, Elingamite, General Grant
Size: 6.5″ x 9.5″
Pages: 192
Comments: Illustrated
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by The Halcyon Press, Auckland, New Zealand (1996), in paperback.
Description: This book is a series of reminiscences by the family and friends about Kelly Tarlton, the the “Mel Fisher” of New Zealand. The stories include Kelly’s salvage of the “General Grant” and the “Elingamite”, and the building of his 2 museums in New Zealand.

New Zealand Treasure Wrecks

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Locker-Lampson, Steve

ISBN/ISSN: 0908685238
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Elingamite, Niagara, Boyd, Port Kembla, General Grant, Tararua
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 10″
Pages: 99
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by The Halcyon Press, Auckland, New Zealand ( 1995) in paperback.
Description: This book tells the story of six New Zealand treasure wrecks: “Elingamite”, “Niagara”, “Port Kembla”, “General Grant”, “Tararua”, and “Tasmania”. It also has a chapter on several minor treasure wrecks, including the “Boyd”.

New Zealand Treasure Wrecks

#C-4830
Locker-Lampson, Steve

ISBN/ISSN: 0908685238
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Elingamite, Niagara, Boyd, Port Kembla, General Grant, Tararua
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 10″
Pages: 99
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by The Halcyon Press, Auckland, New Zealand ( 1995) in paperback.
Description: This book tells the story of six New Zealand treasure wrecks: “Elingamite”, “Niagara”, “Port Kembla”, “General Grant”, “Tararua”, and “Tasmania”. It also has a chapter on several minor treasure wrecks, including the “Boyd”.