Deep-Sea Salvage

Whyte, A. Gowans and Robert L. Hadfield

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Egypt, Grosvenor, Thetis, Florencia, Vigo Bay Galleons, Merida, Lutine, Spanish Armada
Comments: Author’s last name is spelled “Whyte” on the title page, but is spelled “White” on the spine of the book; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9″
Pages: 244
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd., London (1933), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is primarily about salvage, as opposed to sunken treasure, but contains a good amount of information about the efforts made to recover treasure from the “Egypt”, the “Grosvenor”, the “Thetis”, the “Florencia”, the Vigo Bay galleons, the “Merida”, and the “Lutine”.

Flying Start – Treasure Hunting

Hill, C.W.

ISBN/ISSN: 56200100X
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Vasa, Association, Girona, 1715 Fleet, Spanish Armada
Comments: Adolescent; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.75″ x 10.5″
Pages: 45
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Sampson Low, Berkshire, UK (1979), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This adolescent book covers all aspects of treasure hunting and metal detecting. It includes 4 pages on sunken treasures and discusses the “Vasa”, the “HMS Association”, the “Girona”, and the 1715 Fleet that sank off the east coast of Florida.