On the Track of HMS Monmouth’s Galleon…and Sunken Treasure

Potter, John Stauffer

ISBN/ISSN:  9781499725896
Category:  Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Vigo Bay
Comments: Illustrated; includes a 1958 documentary entitled, “The Treasure Divers of Vigo Bay,” on    DVD
Size: 6” x 9”
Pages: 279
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the author, Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts    (2014), in paperback.
Description: This book tells the story of the the author’s efforts in the 1950s to find and salvage one    of the Vigo Bay Spanish galleons captured by the “HMS Monmouth” and then sunk after hitting a  submerged rock in 1702.

Hidden Treasures

Melegari, Vezio

ISBN/ISSN: 000100168X
Library of Congress: 72-1893
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Rommel, Vigo Bay Galleons, Egypt
Comments: Adolescent; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 10.25″
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Collins Publishers, London and Franklin Watts, New York City (1972), in hardback with a pictorial binding.
Description: This adolescent book overviews some of the more famous lost treasures, and includes one chapter on “Treasures of the Deep”. It tells of the “Egypt” salvage in the 1930s; the attempted salvage of the galleons sunk at Vigo Bay, Spain; and the search for Rommel’s lost World War II treasure in the waters off Corsica.