Oceans Odyssey – Deep-Sea Shipwrecks in the English Channel, Straits of Gibraltar & Atlantic Ocean

Stemm, Greg & Sean Kingsley, editors

ISBN/ISSN: 9781842174159
Library of Congress: 2009050937
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Republic, Blue China wreck, Sussex, Victory
Comments: Includes a bibliography after each chapter; illustrated with many artifacts
Size: 8.75” x 11.25”
Pages: 288
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Oxbow Books, Oxford, UK (2010), in hardback with pictorial boards (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book comprises 10 scholarly articles by a variety of authors and includes the “SS Republic” (sank in 1865 off the state of Georgia), the Blue China wreck (sank in the mid-1800’s off Jacksonville, Florida), the “HMS Sussex” (sank in 1694 in the Straits of Gibraltar), and the “HMS Victory” (sank in 1744 in the English Channel).  The book is illustrated with a large number of color plates including artifacts and in situ remains.

Wreck Hunter – The Quest for Lost Shipwrecks

Dwyer, Terry

ISBN/ISSN: 1895900670
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Tilbury, Triton, Empire Manor, Sussex, Auguste, Leonidas
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6” x 9”
Pages: 208
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia (2004), in paperback.
Description: This book describes the author’s exploits underwater, including the salvage of both modern and historic wrecks.  Many wrecks in the Nova Scotia area and their treasures are described, including the “HMS Tilbury”, “Le Triton”, the “Empire Manor”, “L’Auguste”, and the “HMS Leonidas”.  The book also describes the search for the “HMS Sussex” off Gibraltar.