Too Long to Vera Cruz…The Story of Spanish Treasure

Munroe, Mike Thomas

ISBN/ISSN: 0954806603
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1554 Fleet, 1715 Fleet, Kip Wagner, Mel Fisher, Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Concepcion, William Phips, Burt Webber, 1733 Fleet, Tom Gurr
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75” x 8”
Pages: 200
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Mike Thomas Munroe Treasure Salvors, UK (2004), in paperback.
This obscure book is written in a unique style, making it very difficult to read.  It is an overview of all the Caribbean treasure wrecks and pirates, but mixes fact with fiction as the author embellishes the stories.  It also includes the historical background of the treasure fleets.  Many artifacts are illustrated.

Buried Treasure – Finders, Keepers, and the Law

Kuhne III, Cecil C.

ISBN/ISSN: 9781627221351
Library of Congress: 2013024146
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: SS Central America, Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Mercedes, San Jose
Comments: Legal cases
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the American Bar Association, Washington    DC (2013), in paperback.
Description: This book is a collection of summarized legal opinions.  It includes the suit by the    insurance companies vs. Columbus-America Discovery Group (“SS Central America”), the US    Government & Florida vs. Treasure Salvors, Inc. (“Atocha”), Spain vs. Odyssey Marine Exploration    (“Mercedes”), and in the Appedix of the book Sea Search Armada vs. Columbia (“San Jose”).  It also  includes a collection of land treasure/property lawsuits as well.

A 1715 Spanish Treasure Ship

Clausen, Carl J.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9″
Pages: 49
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the University of Florida, Gainesville (1965), in paperback. It is part of a series entitled, “Contributions of the Florida State Museum,” and is Social Sciences Number 12 in the series.
Description: This scholarly pamphlet is primarily an analysis of the artifacts and treasure recovered by Treasure Salvors in 1964 from the “Colored Beach Wreck” of the 1715 Fleet, including armaments, ceramics, ship materials, cultural items, coins, jewelry and specie.