Salvage!

#C-8280
Williams, David L.

ISBN/ISSN: 0711019630
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Edinburgh
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9″
Pages: 160
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Ian Allen Ltd., London (1991), in paperback.
Description: This book is an overview of some of the great salvage operations of the 20th century, including ships, bombs, airplanes, submarines and oil platforms. Relative to treasure, the book includes a chapter about the gold bullion salvaged from the “HMS Edinburgh”, a WWII British cruiser sunk in 1942 in the Barrets Sea.

The Boy’s Book of the Sea

#C-5820
Monsarrat, Nicholas -editor

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Niagara
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 196
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Cassell and Company, London (1954), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second edition was published in 1954 and a third edition in 1960. A paperback version of the third edition was published by Piccolo, London (1978). The first US edition was published by Whittlesey House, New York City (1955), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published in the US by Whittlesey House in 1955.
Description: This juvenile anthology includes 21 stories about small boat voyages, the days of sail, pirates, exploration, adventure and shipwreck. It also includes the story of the salvage of gold bars from the Royal Mail steamer, “Niagara”, which sank during WWII off the coast of New Zealand.