Captain Cook’s Cannon

#C-8370
Wolf, Alfred L.

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Captain Cook, Cannons
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.75″
Pages: 142
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by KNA Press, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania (1985), in paperback.
Description: This book is about the search for, and successful excavation of, one of Captain Cook’s lost cannons, which he jettisoned off the “Endeavor” to free his ship from a reef near the Hope Islands in 1770.

The Mid-Atlantic Treasure Coast

#C-8030
Voynick, Stephen M.

ISBN/ISSN: 0912608161
Library of Congress: 82-18846
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Juno, Hussar, Sindia, Republic, De Braak, Faithful Steward, Merida, 1750 Fleet, La Galga
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9.25″
Pages: 164
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The Middle Atlantic Press, Wallingford, Pennsylvania (1984), in paperback. A second printing was published that is identical in every respect to the first edition except that the publisher’s address is in Wilmington, Delaware.
Description: This book is about treasure wrecks in New Jersey, New York, Delaware, and the eastern shore of Maryland and Virginia. Some of the wrecks included are the: “Juno”, “Hussar”, “Sindia”, “Republic”, “HMS De Braak”, “Faithful Steward”, “Merida” and the 1750 fleet. The book also identifies the coin beaches where treasures have washed up, which should be of interest to metal detectorists.

Documentation of the Indians of the Florida Keys & Miami 1513-1765

#C-7535
Swanson, Gail

ISBN/ISSN: 0741416387
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Maravillas
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 10.75″
Pages: 136
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by InfinityPublishing.com, Haverford, Pennsylvania (2003) in paperback.
Description: This scholarly chronologic history of the Florida Keys, based on original documents, includes several pages about the sinking of the 1622 Fleet, and the subsequent salvage attempts on the “Atocha” and its sister ship, the “Santa Margarita”. Additionally, there is quite extensive coverage of the sinking of the “Maravillas” and the various salvage attempts made on this wreck. Brief mentions are also made regarding the 1715 and 1733 Fleets.

Oceans Odyssey 4 –Pottery from the Tortugas Shipwreck, Straits of Florida: A Merchant Vessel from Spain’s 1622 Tierra Firme Fleet

#C-7408
Stemm, Greg & Sean Kingsley & Ellen Gerth, editors

ISBN/ISSN: 9781782977100
Library of Congress: 2014018863
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: 1622 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography after each chapter; illustrated with many artifacts
Size: 8.75” x 11.25”
Pages: 259
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Oxbow Books, Oxford, UK & Havertown, Pennsylvania (2014), in hardback with pictorial boards (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book comprises 7 scholarly articles regarding the pottery, jars, plates, and clay tobacco pipes from the Deep-Sea Tortugas Shipwreck (“Buen Jesus y Nuestra Senora del Rosario”), which was part of the 1622 Fleet sunk in a hurricane off Key West, Florida.  Additionally, there is a chapter about the economics of long-distance trade.

Shipwrecks and Legends ‘Round Cape May

#C-7000
Seibold, David J. and Charles J. Adams III

ISBN/ISSN: 0961000856
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Juno, De Braak
Comments: Includes a listing of shipwrecks; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 120
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the authors, Wyomissing Hills, Pennsylvania (1987), in paperback. The book has been reprinted by Exeter House Books, Barnegat Light, New Jersey, still retaining the 1987 date.
Description: This book about sea lore in the vicinity of Cape May, New Jersey, includes a chapter on the treasure ships, “Juno” and “HMS De Braak”.

Treasure Tales – Shipwrecks & Salvage

#C-6980
Sebring, Thomas H.

ISBN/ISSN: 0961773502
Library of Congress: 86-072052
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: William Phips, Concepcion, Atocha, Maravillas, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, Batavia, Gilt Dragon, De Liefde, Akerendam, Vigo Bay Galleons, Association, Lucayan Beach Wreck, Whydah, Le Chameau, De Braak, Athenienne, Slot ter Hooge, Hollandia, Meeresteijn
Comments: Includes a bibliography and worldwide listing of salvaged treasure wrecks; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Cooke Publishing Company, Devon, Pennsylvania (1986), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book has it all…chapters on the Spanish treasure fleets; Dutch, English and French treasure wrecks; captured treasure from ships; pirate wrecks; treasure coins; and treasure hunters. Shipwrecks include the “Concepcion”, the “Atocha”, the “Maravillas”, the 1715 Fleet, the 1733 Fleet, the “Batavia”, the “Vergulde Draeck” (Gilt Dragon), the “De Liefde”, the “Akerendam”, the Vigo Bay galleons, the “HMS Association”, the Lucayan Beach wreck (“Nuestra Senora de los Remedios”), the “Whydah”, “Le Chameau”, the “HMS De Braak”, the “Athenienne”, the “Slot ter Hooge”, the “Hollandia”, and the “Meeresteijn”. The book even includes a worldwide listing of salvaged treasure wrecks. It is a factual reference.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Lost Treasure Ships of the Oregon Coast

#C-6855
Schellhase, Theodore

ISBN/ISSN: 9780764331978
Library of Congress: 2008942134
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Nehalem Wreck
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6” x 9”
Pages: 176
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Atglen, Pennsylvania (2009), in paperback.
Description: The author divides this book into sections including Spanish galleons, trading vessels, galleons and junks, treasure wrecks, and oriental junks.  However, the only real treasure wreck included is the Nehalem (beeswax) wreck, a Spanish galleon which has never been located (although some artifacts have been found to suggest its existence).

Explorers Ltd. Guide to Lost Treasure in the United States and Canada

#C-6220
Perrin, Rosemarie D. and the Explorers Ltd. Staff

ISBN/ISSN: 0811720748
Library of Congress: 77-5595
Category: Sunken Treasure
Size: 6″ x 9″
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Cameron House/Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (1977), in paperback.
Description: This book is a listing of treasures in the US and Canada. While most of the listings are related to land treasures, some states, such as Florida, California and Delaware, have many shipwreck references. About one-half of a page is devoted to each shipwreck listing, describing the wreck and the contents.

Scuba Diver’s Guide to Underwater Ventures

#C-5510
May, Judy Gail

ISBN/ISSN: 0811715132
Library of Congress: 73-9949
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.25″ x 8.25″
Pages: 222
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (1973), in hardback with a dust jacket and in paperback.
Description: This book covers all aspects of scuba diving and includes one chapter on treasure diving.

Skin-Diving Adventures

#C-3180
Floherty, John J. and Mike McGrady

Library of Congress: 62-9338
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8″
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (First Printing – stated) was published by J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1962), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This adolescent book discusses the many aspects of skin and scuba diving, and devotes one chapter to story of treasure salvage.