Flight of the Cormoran

Ward, Herbert T.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Cormoran
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 175
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by the Vantage Press, Inc., New York City (1970), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the history of the German World War I auxiliary vessel, “Cormoran”, which was originally a Russian mail carrier named the “Rjasan”. The second half of the book is about the author’s experience salvaging artifacts and the payroll chest from the ship, which had been scuttled off the coast of Guam in 1917.

Shipwreck in the Florida Keys – 1733

Ward, Carl

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Populo, 1733 Fleet
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6” x 9”
Pages: 219
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the author, Miami, Florida (2014), in paperback.
Description: This book is the story of the author’s finding and salvage of the 1733 Fleet shipwreck, “Nuestra Senora del Populo”.  It’s written in chronological order and does an excellent job of conveying the frustrations, perseverance, and excitement of salvaging a Spanish ship.