Chronicles of Shipwrecks and Sunken Treasure 900-1900

Riebe, Alan R.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Cannons, Anchors
Comments: Includes geographical, chronological and nationality indices; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11.5″
Pages: 750
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Seven Seas Publishing, Beaufort, North Carolina (2002), in paperback.  Very few copies of this book were actually published as the publisher switched the media to a CD format.
Description: This massive book, a major update to the author’s previous work, “Treasure Wrecks Around the Globe 900-1900AD” (#C-6540), chronicles shipping losses from medieval times to the beginning of the 20th century, including all major Portuguese, Spanish, English, French, Dutch, and American shipwrecks. Each wreck and its cargo/treasure is described in several paragraphs. It also includes a chapter on both cannons and anchors.