Treasure! A Diver’s Life

Tucker, Teddy

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Teddy Tucker, La Viga, El Galgo, San Pedro, Warwick, San Antonio, Mendel Peterson, Grand Hannibal, Tankard Wreck, L’Union, Caesar, Fraternite, Bermuda
Comments: Includes a bibliography; 326 mostly color illustrations; author’s real name is Edward Bolton Tucker
Size: 8.75” x 11.25”
Pages: 402
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Capstan Publications, Hamilton, Bermuda (2011), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This lavishly-llustrated autobiography tells the story of the author’s 60 years as a oceanographer, marine archaeologist, treasure hunter, nautical historian, and artist.  Teddy Tucker has discovered over 120 wrecks in the waters of Bermuda and salvaged many of them.  These include “La Viga and her tender, “El Galgo” (1639), the “San Pedro” (1595) on which the famous “Tucker Cross” was discovered, the “Warwick” (1619), the “San Antonio” (1621), “Grand Hannibal” (1792), the Tankard wreck (mid-17th century), “L’Union” (1776), the “Caesar” (1818), and many others, including some 20th century wrecks.