The Infernal Diver

#C-1410
Bevan, John

ISBN/ISSN: 0950824216
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Mary Rose, Royal George, Enterprise
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x12″
Pages: 314
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Submex Ltd., London (1996), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This huge book documents the story of John and Charles Deane, the true inventors of the hard hat diving helmet, and their exploits in salvaging shipwrecks in the early 1800’s. It includes the “Mary Rose”, the “HMS Royal George” and treasure salvage on the “Enterprise”. While this book is first and foremost about the early days of diving, it should also appeal to the treasure and underwater archaeology enthusiast.