The Funnel of Gold

#C-6230
Peterson, Mendel

ISBN/ISSN: 0316703001
Library of Congress: 75-19457
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.5″ x 9.5″
Pages: 481
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Little Brown and Co., Boston (1975), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is a scholarly and detailed history of the Spanish treasure fleets and the Spanish occupation in the Caribbean. One chapter is devoted to the loss of the 1715 and 1733 Fleets. The author was the former Director of the Underwater Exploration Program at the Smithsonian Institution and participated in the excavation of several Spanish galleons.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.