The Nanking Cargo

Hatcher, Michael and Antony Thorncroft

ISBN/ISSN: 0241121175
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Geldermalsen, ceramics
Comments: Lavishly illustrated
Size: 7.75″ x 10.75″
Pages: 176
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Hamish Hamilton, London (1987), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is the story of the search for, and salvage of, the “Geldermalsen”, a Dutch East Indiaman that sank in 1752 off the coast of Singapore (also known as the Nanking Cargo wreck). The wreck was salvaged by Michael Hatcher in 1985 and yielded an astounding cargo of Chinese porcelain and much gold.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.