Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia

#C-8420
Zinck, Jack

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Le Chameau, Feversham
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.75″
Pages: 236
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Lancelot Press Limited, Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada (1975), in paperback.
Description: This book briefly documents about 50 shipwrecks in Nova Scotia, including the salvage of the treasure ships, “Le Chameau” and “Faversham” (usually called “Feversham”).

Seaweed and Gold

#C-7464
Storm, Alex and Brian Shaw

ISBN/ISSN: 0973077204
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Le Chameau, Feversham, Sovereign, Tilbury, St. Michael, Louisbourg Treasure
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9″
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (First Printing – stated) was published by the author, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada (2002), in paperback.  A second expanded edition (stated) was published by the author (2011), in paperback.
Description: This book describes the author’s successful salvage of both “Le Chameau” and the “Feversham” off the Nova Scotia coast. It also discusses several yet-to-be-found treasure wrecks in the same area…the “Sovereign”, the “Tilbury” and the “St. Michael”. Also discussed is the “Louisbourg treasure”…several chests of treasure that reportedly fell into a local lake in 1758 while being moved across a bridge.

Shipwreck Treasures – Disaster and Discovery on Canada’s East Coast

#C-5055
Marsters, Roger

ISBN/ISSN: 0887505671
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Le Chameau, Auguste, Atlantic
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 10.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Formac Publishing Company Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia (2002), in paperback.
Description: This book presents brief stories of shipwrecks off Canada’s East Coast from the mid-1500s to the present. It includes chapters detailing the wreck of “Le Chameau”, which sank off Nova Scotia in 1725, the “Auguste”, which sank in 1761, and the White Star liner, “Atlantic”, which sank in 1873. Many artifacts are pictured.

Oak Island and Its Lost Treasure

#C-3800
Harris, Graham and Les MacPhie

ISBN/ISSN: 0887804926
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: William Phips, Concepcion
Comments: Includes a bibliography and glossary; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9″
Pages: 200
Editions: The first edition was published by Formac Publishing Company Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (1999), in paperback. The first US edition (stated) was published by Formac Publishing Company Limited in 2000, also in paperback.
Description: The authors are underground engineers and analyze all the attempted efforts (since 1795) to raise the treasure buried at Oak Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. What makes this book interesting to the sunken treasure enthusiast is the author’s well researched hypothesis that the buried treasure was put there by William Phips and consists of what he salvaged from the stern castle of the “Concepcion” (which traditional accounts say he never recovered because it was covered in coral).

Wreck Hunter 2 – The Adventure Continues

#C-2916
Dwyer, Terry

ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-897462-42-3
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Sovereign,Auguste
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6” x 9”
Pages: 186
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Glen Margaret Publishing, Tantallon, Nova Scotia, Canada (2015), in paperback
Description: This book tells the story of the author’s search and salvage of shipwrecks off the Nova Scotia coast.  It also includes chapters on the salvage of “L’Auguste de Bordeaux”, the techniques and technologies utilized in salvaging ships, the politics and laws restricting ongoing shipwreck salvage in Nova Scotia, a listing of some of the more noteworthy shipwrecks off the Eastern shore of Nova Scotia, and the attempted salvage of the 230,000 Mexican silver coins on the “Sovereign”.
Available from the author at (902) 401-9479

Wreck Hunter – The Quest for Lost Shipwrecks

#C-2915
Dwyer, Terry

ISBN/ISSN: 1895900670
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Tilbury, Triton, Empire Manor, Sussex, Auguste, Leonidas
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6” x 9”
Pages: 208
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia (2004), in paperback.
Description: This book describes the author’s exploits underwater, including the salvage of both modern and historic wrecks.  Many wrecks in the Nova Scotia area and their treasures are described, including the “HMS Tilbury”, “Le Triton”, the “Empire Manor”, “L’Auguste”, and the “HMS Leonidas”.  The book also describes the search for the “HMS Sussex” off Gibraltar.

Atlantic Treasure Troves

#C-2510
Crowell, Bill

ISBN/ISSN: 0889992983
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Le Chameau
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8″
Pages: 111
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by the Lancelot Press, Hantsport, Nova Scotia, Canada (1985), in paperback.
Description: This book includes both land and sea treasures, although most shipwreck treasures are only briefly described. The exception is “Le Chameau”, which the author devotes an entire chapter to.