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Shipwrecks Books

Excellent reference books on lost mines and treasures, signs and symbols, and shipwrecks

These books are required reading for the understanding of symbolism and how it was used by the Spanish to map the locations of their mines and shipwrecks in the New World.

"New World Shipwrecks 1492-1825 A Comprehensive Guide"
Authors-Robert & Jenifer Marx
Publisher-Ram Publishing Company
P.O. Box 38649, Dallas, TX 75238
"Shipwrecks in the Americas"
Author-Robert F. Marx
Publisher-Dover Publications
New York, New York
"The Search for Sunken Treasure, Exploring the World's Great Shipwrecks"
Authors-Robert F. Marx with Jenifer Marx
Publisher-Key Porter Books Limited
70 The Esplande, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5E 1R2

OTHER BOOKS BY Robert F. and Jenifer Marx
-The Underwater Dig
-The Lure of Sunken Treasure
-Port Royal Rediscovered
-Sea Fever-Famous Underwater Explorers
-Shipwrecks in Mexican Waters
-Shipwrecks in Florida Waters
-Always Another Story
-Pirate Port: The Story of the Sunken City of Port Royal
-They Dared the Deep: A History of Diving
-The Battle of Lepanto: 1571
-The Battle of the Spanish Armada: 1588
-The Treasure Fleets of the Spanish Main
-Following Columbus: The Voyage of the Nina II
-The Voyage of the Nina II
-The Capture of the Treasure Fleet
-Buried Treasure of the USA
-Spanish Treasure in Florida Waters
-Quest for Treasure: The Maravilla
-Sunken Treasure: How to Find It
-Buried Treasures You can Find
-In the Wake of Galleons
-Encyclopedia of Atlantic Shipwrecks

Robert and Jenifer Marx have done extensive research on shipwrecks and land sites around the world. They are to be commended for their attention to detail. Excellent reference books for those divers who want to explore actual Spanish shipwrecks.

"Shipwrecks of Florida"
Author-Steven D. Singer
Publisher-Pineapple Press, Inc., Sarasota, Fl

Well researched, a good reference book. The author is very knowledgable on proper recovery techniques.

  "The Treasure Galleons"
Author-Dave Horner
Publisher-Florida Classics Library, Port Salerno, FL 34992

"Shipwreck: A Saga of Sea Tragedy & Sunken Treasure"
Author-Dave Horner
Publisher-Sheridan House


-Shipwrecks, Skindivers and Sunken Gold
-Better Scuba Diving for Boys
-The Blockade Runners

Well researched. Good reference books

"History Under The Sea, A Manual for Underwater Exploration"
Author-Mendel Peterson
Publisher-Smithsonian Institution Press, City of Washington
Distributed by Random House, Inc.

Great reference book on recovery techniques and the preservation of items recovered from the sea


"Florida's Golden Galleons, The Search for the 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet"
Authors-Robert F. Burgess and Carl J. Clausen
Publishers-Florida Classics Library, Port Salerno, Florida

Excellent book on the 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet


"Thirty Florida Shipwrecks"
Author-Kevin M. McCarthy
Publisher-Pineapple Press, Inc. Sarasota, FL

Spectacular paintings of Spanish Galleons and various other shipwrecks by William L. Trotter throughout this book, along with exciting stories and general locations.

"The Atlas of Shipwrecks & Treasure, The History, Location and Treasures of Ships Lost at Sea"
Author-Nigel Pickford
Publisher-Dorling Kindersley, London, New York, Stuttgart

Exciting book, containing many detailed drawings, paintings and maps. Great reference material