A Concise Guide to the Museum of Nautical Art

#C-5848
Morris, Roland

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Association
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 5” x 7.5”
Pages: 16
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Roland Morris, Penzance, England (circa 1971), in paperback.
Description:
This museum pamphlet describes the sinking of the “HMS Association” and shows some of the artifacts recovered.  Roland Morris’ now defunct Museum of Nautical Art illustrated and preserved the many forms of art which were to be found in the construction and in the working of old-time ships.

A Concise Guide to the Museum of Nautical Art

#C-5848
Morris, Roland

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Association
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 5” x 7.5”
Pages: 16
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Roland Morris, Penzance, England (circa 1971), in paperback.
Description:
This museum pamphlet describes the sinking of the “HMS Association” and shows some of the artifacts recovered.  Roland Morris’ now defunct Museum of Nautical Art illustrated and preserved the many forms of art which were to be found in the construction and in the working of old-time ships.

Admiral Shovell’s Treasure and Shipwreck in the Isles of Scilly

#C-5530
McBride, Peter and Richard Larn

ISBN/ISSN: 0952397137
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Association, Eagle (UK), Romney, Firebrand, Roland Morris
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7″ x 9.75″
Pages: 202
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by R. Booth & Troutbeck Press, Cornwall, England (1999), in hardback with a dust jacket and in paperback. This book appears to be a greatly expanded edition of the authors’ booklet, “Sir Clowdisley Shovell’s Disaster in the Isles of Scilly October 1707” (#C-4650).
Description: This book tells the story of the sinking of Admiral Shovell’s flagship, “HMS Association”, off the Isles of Scilly in 1707, and the subsequent salvage by Roland Morris. Also, the book includes the story of the “HMS Eagle”, “HMS Romney” and “HMS Firebrand” which sank with the “HMS Association”.

Poor England Has Lost So Many Men

#C-4645
Larn, Richard –editor

ISBN/ISSN: 9780952397168
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Association, Eagle, Firebrand, Romney, Roland Morris
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 5.75” x 8.25”
Pages: 58
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by The Council of the Isles of Scilly, St. Mary’s, UK (2006), in paperback.
Description: This pamphlet was produced to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the sinking of the “HMS Association,” “HMS Eagle,” “HMS Romney,” and “HMS Firebrand” off the coast of the Isles of Scilly.  It tells the story of the sinking in 1707, the search for the wrecks starting in 1964, and salvage of the ships starting in 1967.  Additional chapters discuss the Longitude Act and Harrison’s chronometer, the similarities between the disasters of 1703, 1707 and the battle of Trafalgar, and the role of English Heritage.

Sir Cloudesley Shovell – Stuart Admiral

#C-3820
Harris, Simon

ISBN/ISSN: 1862270996
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Association
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 431
Editions: The first edition (First Published in the UK – stated) was published by Spellmount Limited, Kent, UK (2001), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is a biography of Sir Cloudesley Shovell, the most famous British admiral in the reign of Queen Anne. Sir Cloudesley perished in the wreck of the “HMS Association” in 1707, which wreck has been partially salvaged in recent years by Roland Morris. There is quite a bit of background material about the wreck of the “HMS Association” included.

Lost at Sea – True Stories of Disaster

#C-3805
Harris, John

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Hampshire, Royal George, Grosvenor, Lutine, Florencia, Spanish Armada, Association, Roland Morris, Colossus
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9.5″
Pages: 244
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Methuen London, (1990), in hardback with a dust jacket. Guild Publishing, London, also published a hardback edition (with a dust jacket) in 1990. A paperback edition was published by Mandarin Paperbacks, London, in 1991.
Description: This book describes mostly modern shipwrecks, although it does have a fairly lengthy chapter on treasure wrecks, including specific sections on the “HMS Royal George”, the “Grosvenor”, the “HMS Lutine”, the “Florencia”, and the “HMS Hampshire”. Additionally, there are several pages about the “HMS Association”, “HMS Colossus”, and Roland Morris.

Scilly Divers

#C-3555
Gooding, Norm

ISBN/ISSN: 0907205011
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Association, Roland Morris, Colossus, Hollandia, Romney, Eagle (UK), Princess Maria
Comments: Author is stated as “Norm”, but last name is “Gooding”; on the title page this book is entitled, Divers of Scilly; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.25″
Pages: 54
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the author, Isles of Scilly, UK (no date is stated but it was probably published in the late 1970s), in paperback.
Description: This book tells the story of the various treasure salvage operations off the Isles of Scilly in the 1960s and 1970s. The shipwrecks include the “HMS Association”, the “HMS Colossus”, the “Hollandia”, the “HMS Romney”, “HMS Eagle” and the “Princess Maria”. The author lived in the Scillies at the time and does an excellent job recounting the history of salvaging these vessels, including many personal stories about Roland Morris, Rex Cowan, Terry Hiron and others.