Encyclopedia of Sunken Treasure

#C-8390
Wright, John

ISBN/ISSN: 1854799088
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Witte Leeuw, Dodington, Winterton, Meeresteijn, Bredenhof, Grosvenor, Birkenhead, Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Concepcion, Maravillas, Whydah, Le Chameau, Nuestra Senora de la Luz, El Nuevo Constante, De Braak, San Jose, Santa Margarita, Thetis, Yankee Blade, Brother Jonathan, Lexington, Republic, Genovesa, Flor do Mar, Batavia, Gilt Dragon, Zuytdorp, Zeewijk, Geldermalsen, General Grant, Niagara, Girona, Kronan, De Liefde, Slot ter Hooge, Hollandia, Lutine, Colossus, Abergavenny, Lastdrager, Royal Charter, Hampshire, Laurentic, Egypt, Edinburgh
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 248
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Michael O’Mara Books Ltd., London (1995), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book briefly overviews 54 significant sunken treasure ships around the world. It is organized geographically by continent, and devotes 2 to 8 pages to each wreck. An excellent reference. Wrecks include the “Flor do Mar”, “Batavia”, “Gilt Dragon”, “Zuytdorp”, “Zeewijk”, “Geldermalsen” (Nanking Cargo), “General Grant”, “Niagara”, 1622 Fleet (“Atocha”), “Concepcion”, “Hollandia”, “Lutine”, “HMS Colossus”, “Egypt” and “Laurentic”.

Finders Keepers

#C-7160
Smith, Warren

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Le Chameau, De Braak, El Faunte, Yankee Blade, Hussar
Comments: Includes a listing of shipwrecks
Size: 4″ x 7″
Pages: 158
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Belmont Books, New York City (1967), in paperback.
Description: This book is primarily about land treasures, but includes chapters about “Le Chameau”, “HMS De Braak”, “El Faunte”, “Yankee Blade” and “Hussar”. There is also a chapter listing known treasure wrecks, with a very brief description of each.

Underseas Log – From the Records of Eddie Bushnell, Deep-Sea Diver

#C-6033
O’Moran, M. (Pseud.)

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Yankee Blade
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.25”
Pages: 266
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The Caxton Printers, Ltd., Caldwell, Idaho (1947), in hardback.  I’ve never seen a dust jacket for this book, but there may have been one.  A second printing (stated) was published later in 1947, also in hardback.
Description: This book describes the exploits of Eddie Bushnell, a hard hat salvage diver, including one chapter about his 3 month search for the Gold Rush steamer, “Yankee Blade”, off the coast of Monterey, California.  It states that the “Yankee Blade” sank in 1864 with $4 million in gold coin aboard (although the ship actually sank in 1854 and the amount aboard is disputed).

Agony and Death on a Gold Rush Steamer

#C-4440
Knight, Donald G. and Eugene D. Wheeler

ISBN/ISSN: 0934793271
Library of Congress: 90-7139
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Yankee Blade
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 130
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Pathfinder Publishing of California, Ventura (1990), in paperback. A second edition was published by Borgo Press, San Bernardino, California (1991), in hardback with a library binding.
Description: This book tells the story of the sinking of the Gold Rush steamer, “SS Yankee Blade”, off the coast of Santa Barbara, California in 1854 with a load of gold bullion…and the attempted salvage operations.

Lost and Found – Coin Hoards and Treasures

#C-1575
Bowers, Q. David

ISBN/ISSN: 9780794842932
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Feversham, Le Chameau, Lexington, Arabia, Republic, Vineyard, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, Winfield Scott, Yankee Blade, Central America, Brother Jonathan
Comments: Illustrated in color
Size: 8.5” x 11.25”
Pages: 468
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published under the title, “American Coin Treasures and Hoards,” by Bowers and Merena Galleries, Inc., Wolfeboro, New Hampshire (1997), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).  This book was updated and republished under the title, “Lost and Found – Coin Hoards and Treasures” in 2015 by Whitman Publishing, Atlanta, Georgia, also in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This large book about hidden and lost treasures deals mostly with land treasures.  However, it includes 3 chapters on sunken treasure.  Shipwreck treasures described include the “HMS Feversham”, “Le Chameau”, “Lexington”, “Arabia”, “Republic”, “Vineyard”, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, “SS Winfield Scott”, “SS Yankee Blade”, “SS Central America” and “SS Brother Jonathan”.
Available from www.amazon.com

American Coin Treasures and Hoards

#C-1560
Bowers, Q. David

ISBN/ISSN: 094316169X
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Feversham, Le Chameau, Lexington, Arabia, Republic, Vineyard, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, Winfield Scott, Yankee Blade, Central America, Brother Jonathan
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11.25″
Pages: 456
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Bowers and Merena Galleries, Inc., Wolfeboro, New Hampshire (1997), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This large book about hidden and lost treasures deals mostly with land treasures.  However, it includes 3 chapters on sunken treasure. Shipwreck treasures described include the “HMS Feversham”, “Le Chameau”, “Lexington”, “Arabia”, “Republic”, “Vineyard”, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, “SS Winfield Scott”, “SS Yankee Blade”, “SS Central America” and “SS Brother Jonathan”.

Great Shipwrecks of the Pacific Coast

#C-1380
Belyk, Robert C.

ISBN/ISSN: 0471384208
Library of Congress: 2001024241
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Yankee Blade, Brother Jonathan
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 276
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City (2001), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book about shipwrecks off the western coast of the United States includes a chapter about both the “Yankee Blade” and “Brother Jonathan” treasure wrecks.