A Demonstration of the Diving Engine

#C-6732
Rowe, Jacob, Michael Fardell and Nigel Phillips

ISBN/ISSN: 0948065347
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Vansittart, John Lethbridge, El Gran Grifon, San Juan de Sicilia, Spanish Armada, Adelaar
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7.75″ x 10″
Pages: 39
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Jacob Rowe in the mid-1700s in England. A facsimile edition was published by The Historical Diving Society, in association with the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK (2000), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: The original book was a pictorial description of a technology Jacob Rowe developed for salvaging sunken ships in the 1700s. The facsimile edition includes a biography of Jacob Rowe and his many exploits salvaging sunken treasure, including his success in salvaging 33 tons of silver from the “Vansittart” off the Cape Verde Islands with John Lethbridge in 1720. Additionally, Jacob Rowe salvaged treasure from the Spanish Armada ships, “El Gran Grifon” and “San Juan de Sicilia”, as well as the “Adelaar”.

The True Book About Buried Treasure

#C-5780
Merrett, John

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Spanish Armada, San Juan de Sicilia, Girona, Santa Anna
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 5″ x 7.5″
Pages: 143
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Frederick Muller Ltd., London (1958), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: While the bulk of this adolescent book deals with land treasures, two chapters concern the Spanish Armada ships, “San Juan de Sicilia”, “Girona” and “Santa Anna”.

Treasure Seekers – The World’s Great Fortunes Lost and Found

#C-5610
McIntosh, Dr. Jane

ISBN/ISSN: 1842220640
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Gran Griffon, San Juan de Sicilia, Girona, Spanish Armada, Kronan, Prince de Conty, Adelaar, Blessing of Burntisland, Charles I, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, Central America, Batavia, Zuytdorp, Gilt Dragon, Rapid, Geldermalsen, Edinburgh, Admiral Nakhimov, Witte Leeuw, Dodington, Hartwell
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 9.5″ x 11.25″
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Carlton Books Limited, London (2000), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This well-illustrated, coffee table book overviews many of the world’s sunken, buried buried and war treasures. It also includes many of the world’s great archaeological treasures. Shipwrecks noted include: “El Gran Griffon”, “San Juan de Sicilia”, and “Girona” from the Spanish Armada; “Kronan”, “Prince de Conty”, “Adelaar”, “Blessing of Burntisland”, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, “SS Central America”, “Batavia”, “Zuytdorp”, “Vergulde Draeck (Gilt Dragon)”, “Rapid”, “Geldermalsen”, “Edinburgh”, “Admiral Nakhimov”, “Witte Leeuw”, “Dodington”, and “Hartwell”.

Scotland’s Historic Shipwrecks

#C-5070
Martin, Colin

ISBN/ISSN: 071348327X
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Gran Griffon, Swan, Dartmouth, Kennemerland, Adelaar, San Juan de Sicilia
Comments: Includes a bibliography, illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 9.75″
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by B.T. Batsford Ltd., London (1998), in paperback.
Description: This book, written by one of England’s most eminent underwater archaeologists, documents 6 shipwrecks in Scottish waters: “San Juan de Sicilia”, “El Gran Grifon”, “Swan”, “Dartmouth”, “Kennemerland”, and “Adelaar”.

Scotland’s Historic Shipwrecks

#C-5070
Martin, Colin

ISBN/ISSN: 071348327X
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Gran Griffon, Swan, Dartmouth, Kennemerland, Adelaar, San Juan de Sicilia
Comments: Includes a bibliography, illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 9.75″
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by B.T. Batsford Ltd., London (1998), in paperback.
Description: This book, written by one of England’s most eminent underwater archaeologists, documents 6 shipwrecks in Scottish waters: “San Juan de Sicilia”, “El Gran Grifon”, “Swan”, “Dartmouth”, “Kennemerland”, and “Adelaar”.