Padre Island

#C-8400
Writers’ Round Table

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1554 Fleet
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.5″
Pages: 222
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The Naylor Company, San Antonio, Texas (1950), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (stated) was published by Naylor in 1952, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the history of Padre Island, Texas. A chapter is devoted to the wreck of the 1554 Fleet, the plight of the survivors and an early salvage attempt.

Blaze of Gold

#C-8380
Woods, Dee

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1554 Fleet
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.25″
Pages: 146
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The Naylor Company, San Antonio, Texas (1942), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (stated) was published by Naylor in 1946, in hardback with a dust jacket. The book was reprinted by Naylor in 1972, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This is a book of treasure tales along the Texas coast. Many of the stories concern buried treasures, but there are many references to the 1554 Fleet throughout the book.

Lost Treasures of the West

#C-8270
Williams, Brad and Choral Pepper

ISBN/ISSN: 0030131863
Library of Congress: 74-5127
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Ada Hancock, San Antonio, San Francisco Xavier
Size: 6″ x 9.25″
Pages: 184
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York City and Holt, Rinehart and Winston of Canada, Limited, Toronto (1975), in hardback with a dust jacket. The book was republished by the Promontory Press, New York City (1998), in hardback with a dust jacket and paperback.
Description: While this book is primarily about land treasures, there are two chapters about sunken treasures. One chapter recounts the loss of the “Ada Hancock” and the other tells of two Manila galleon losses, the “San Antonio” and the “San Francisco Xavier”.

Shipwrecked – Bermuda’s Maritime Heritage

#8072
Watts, Jr., Gordon Payne

ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-927750-70-4
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Sea Venture, Warwick, New Old Spaniard, Stonewall Wreck, San Antonio, Tankard Wreck, Virginia Merchant, Eagle, Western Ledge Reef Wreck, Canton-Malpas Wreck, San Pedro, Manilla Wreck, Hunter Galley Wreck, Ceberus, Iron Knee Wreck, British Collier Wreck
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 13.25” x 10.25”
Pages: 276
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by National Museum of Bermuda Press, Bermuda (2014), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This oversize book encompasses the finding and excavation of the many shipwrecks which have met their doom on the reefs surrounding Bermuda. It includes the “Sea Venture”, “Warwick”, “New Old Spaniard Wreck”, “Stonewall Wreck”, “San Antonio”, “Tankard Wreck”, “Virginia Merchant”, “Eagle”, “Western Ledge Reef Wreck”, “Canton-Malpas Wreck”, “San Pedro”, “Manilla Wreck”, “Hunter Galley Wreck”, “Ceberus”, “Iron Knee Wreck”, and the “British Collier Wreck”.  Many artifacts are illustrated.
Available from the National Museum of Bermuda at www.nmb.bm/shop/

Treasure! A Diver’s Life

#C-7850
Tucker, Teddy

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Teddy Tucker, La Viga, El Galgo, San Pedro, Warwick, San Antonio, Mendel Peterson, Grand Hannibal, Tankard Wreck, L’Union, Caesar, Fraternite, Bermuda
Comments: Includes a bibliography; 326 mostly color illustrations; author’s real name is Edward Bolton Tucker
Size: 8.75” x 11.25”
Pages: 402
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Capstan Publications, Hamilton, Bermuda (2011), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This lavishly-llustrated autobiography tells the story of the author’s 60 years as a oceanographer, marine archaeologist, treasure hunter, nautical historian, and artist.  Teddy Tucker has discovered over 120 wrecks in the waters of Bermuda and salvaged many of them.  These include “La Viga and her tender, “El Galgo” (1639), the “San Pedro” (1595) on which the famous “Tucker Cross” was discovered, the “Warwick” (1619), the “San Antonio” (1621), “Grand Hannibal” (1792), the Tankard wreck (mid-17th century), “L’Union” (1776), the “Caesar” (1818), and many others, including some 20th century wrecks.

Great Atlantic Adventures

#C-7180
Snow, Edward Rowe

ISBN/ISSN: 0396062563
Library of Congress: 74-129958
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Teddy Tucker, Harry Cox, San Antonio
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 272
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead and Company, New York City (1970), in hardback with a dust jacket. Dodd Mead also published a second printing (stated) in hardback with a dust jacket in 1970.
Description: This book includes a section on ‘Bermuda Treasure’, which includes stories of the wreck of the Spanish galleon, “San Antonio” and the salvage by Governor Butler ; the exploits of Harry Cox; and the fabulous treasure recovered by Teddy Tucker.

Great Atlantic Adventures

#C-7180
Snow, Edward Rowe

ISBN/ISSN: 0396062563
Library of Congress: 74-129958
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Teddy Tucker, Harry Cox, San Antonio
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 272
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead and Company, New York City (1970), in hardback with a dust jacket. Dodd Mead also published a second printing (stated) in hardback with a dust jacket in 1970.
Description: This book includes a section on ‘Bermuda Treasure’, which includes stories of the wreck of the Spanish galleon, “San Antonio” and the salvage by Governor Butler ; the exploits of Harry Cox; and the fabulous treasure recovered by Teddy Tucker.

Treasure of the Buccaneer Sea

#C-6630
Rieseberg, Harry E.

Library of Congress: 61-18700
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Concepcion, William Phips
Comments: Includes a listing of sunken treasure ships; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.5″
Pages: 231
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Naylor Company, San Antonio, Texas (1962), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (stated) was also published in 1862 in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book recounts the author’s search for sunken treasure in the Caribbean, but as with all Rieseberg books, the author mixes fact with fiction. It also includes the story of Williams Phips’ salvage of the “Concepcion” off the coast of Hispaniola. In the back of the book, the author lists the supposed locations of sunken treasure ships in the Atlantic, Pacific, Caribbean and Great Lakes.

The Padre Island Story

#C-2570
Daly, Loraine and Pat Reumert

ISBN/ISSN: 0811101452
Library of Congress: 62-13061
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1554 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 7.5″
Pages: 52
Editions: The first edition was published by The Naylor Company, San Antonio, Texas (1962), in both hardback (with a dust jacket) and paperback. This edition was reprinted 4 times. The book was revised in 1964, and then reprinted several more times.
Description: This booklet overviews various topics about Padre Island, Texas, but includes a chapter on treasure wrecks (mostly about the 1554 Fleet).

Ships and Shipwrecks of the Americas

#C-1340
Bass, George F. -editor

Library of Congress: 88-50246
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords:
Cayo Nuevo Wreck, 1554 Fleet, San Pedro, San Antonio, 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Concepcion, 1733 Fleet, Guadalupe, Conde de Tolosa, Sacramento, Kip Wagner, Mel Fisher, Teddy Tucker, 1715 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 11″
Pages: 272
Editions: The first edition was published by Thames and Hudson Ltd., London (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket. A US edition (First Published in the USA – stated) was published by Thames and Hudson, Inc., New York City (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Thames and Hudson, Inc., in both London and New York City, in 1996 and this is still in print.
Description: This book is a history of shipwrecks in North and South America based on underwater archaeological discoveries. It begins with pre-Columbian watercraft and extends through the 19th century. One chapter, ‘Treasure Ships of the Spanish Main’, includes descriptions of the Cayo Nuevo wreck off the coast of Mexico, the 1554 Fleet, the “Atocha” from the 1622 Fleet, the “San Pedro” and “San Antonio” wrecks off the coast of Bermuda, the “Concepcion”, the 1733 fleet, the “Guadalupe” and the “Conde de Tolosa” off the coast of the Dominican Republic, and the “Sacramento” off Brazil.