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Treasure of Atocha

A Four Hundred Million Dollar Archaeological Adventure

by R. Duncan Mathewson III

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Published by Pisces Books, E.P. Dutton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sub-aqua swimming,
  • Underwater archaeology,
  • Shipwrecks,
  • Nonfiction,
  • Fiction,
  • USA,
  • Treasure-trove,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Florida,
  • Nuestra Senora de Atocha (Ship),
  • Nuestra Seänora de Atocha (Ship),
  • Buried treasure

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMel Fisher (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7769703M
    ISBN 100525244972
    ISBN 109780525244974

    The harrowing story of Mel Fisher's quest for the ton galleon Nuestra Senora de Atocha, vice-flagship of King Philip IV of Spain, which sank off Key West in , taking with it to the bottom , silver coins, plus silver ingots, pieces of gold bullion, emeralds and other jewels47 tons of treasure in all, worth $ million today, Fisher claimed/5. The Atocha was a galleon—a large, sturdy, heavily armed ship with several masts. It seemed invincible. However, after only two days at sea, a fierce hurricane struck. Slammed against reefs along the Florida Keys, the powerful ship was torn apart and quickly sank. Only 5 of the people aboard survived, and a fortune in treasures was lost.

      Great book detailing the history and subsequent discovery of the shipwreck of the well-known Nuestra Senora de Atocha off the Marquesas. The discovery of the Spanish treasure and artifacts are eye-opening and informative. Mel Fishers determination in finding these elusive shipwrecks was an arduous journey that eventually became worth the risk/5. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    S&J;Treasure Of The Atocha. Author:R. Duncan Mathewson. Book Binding:Hardback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books Seller Rating: % positive.   Eugene Lyon's book, THE SEARCH FOR THE MOTHERLODE OF THE ATOCHA, makes for adventurous and political reading. The search and capture of the Atocha treasure off the coast of Florida is amazing, exciting and tragic. The politics of getting the treasure and avoiding the mean-spirited politicians in Florida is even more eye-opening.5/5(2).


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Treasure of Atocha by R. Duncan Mathewson III Download PDF EPUB FB2

Many books are inspired by the romance of the sea, the drama of a shipwreck, the lure of buried treasure. Few succeed as well as Treasure of the Atocha, written by the archaeological director of the underwater "dig" that is recovering both intellectual and monetary treasures from the Atocha, a Spanish galleon that sank off the coast of Florida in /5(18).

Treasure of the Atocha: A $ Million Archaeological Adventure Hardcover – January 1, by R. Duncan Mathewson III (Author)/5(8). "Treasure of the Atocha" is a true adventure, a mystery that unfolds over sixteen years, and the story of a treasure hunt that yielded millions in gold, silver, jewelry and precious stones.

It is the exciting story of the search and discovery of what is proving to be the most fabulous treasure wreck of all time - Nuestra Senora de Atocha/5. Atocha Treasure Adventures: Sweat of the Sun, Tears of the Moon is written by one of the very few people who worked for the Treasure Salvors Treasure of Atocha book, in the /5.

Mel fishers's travel over the treasure tail of Spanish shipwrecks is now worlk famous, but few realize what a bumpy ride it was. Many books have been written about his search for the spanish galleon ATOCHA, sunk off the Florida Keys inand the finding of her great treasures.

The Dreamweaver takes you behind the scenes.5/5(7). Treasures of the Sea is located within a small section of the Delaware Tech Library and shares some of Atocha’s amazing relics valued at over 4, dollars. Walking first into the room, one of recovered ship’s bronze cannons and a pile of cannon balls greeted us.

The following account detailing the ill-fated voyage of the Nuestra Senora de Atocha and her sister ship the Santa Margarita from Havana to their final resting place at the bottom of the ocean off the coast of Key West, Florida was written by archeologist R.

Duncan Mathewson III and can be found in his book, Treasure of the Atocha. Atocha books Coins of the Bible Mel Fisher's Treasures Shipwreck Jewelry Treasure Book Treasure Books Sort by Featured Price, low to high Price, high to low A-Z. Mel Fisher's Treasures is the source for authentic shipwreck treasure and one-of-a-kind treasure jewelry.

The immensity of the Atocha's treasure is staggering. What was only a dream instantly became an undeniable reality. The Atocha: an incredible story of sunken spanish treasure worth $ Million and the rogue treasure hunter who spent half his life finding it.

Treasure of the Atocha: A Four Hundred Million Dollar Archaeological Adventure by R. Duncan Mathewson III and Mel Fisher | Oct 7, out of 5 stars Treasure of Atocha R.

Duncan Mathewson, Author, P. Matthewson, Author, Mel Fisher, Foreword by Dutton Books $ (p) ISBN Buy this book Lost during a hurricane off the. Nuestra Señora de Atocha (Spanish: Our Lady of Atocha). was a Spanish treasure galleon and the most widely-known vessel of a fleet of ships that sank in a hurricane off the Florida Keys in At the time of her sinking, Nuestra Señora de Atocha was heavily laden with copper, silver, gold, tobacco, gems, and indigo from Spanish ports at Cartagena and Porto Bello in New Granada (present-day.

Finally, the authorized story of the world's greatest treasure hunt, providing the fascinating details behind the search for the four hundred million dollars of treasure that was on the Spanish galleon Atocha.

50 halftones, color plates. Atocha Coins; Atocha Coin Jewelry; Fleet Coins; Fleet Coin Jewelry; Shipwreck Coins; Shipwreck Coin Jewelry; Gold Coins; Gold Coin Jewelry; Silver Coins; Silver Coin Jewelry; Artifacts; Antique Maps; Specials.

Sinking of Atocha In addition to a fortune’s worth of gold and silver bars, coins and jewelry, the bounty recovered from Atocha included emeralds traced to a Author: Sarah Pruitt. Buy Treasure of the Atocha By Mathewson, in Very Good condition.

Our cheap used books come with free delivery in the US. ISBN: ISBN Price: $   After the J discovery of the cargo hold of the Spanish galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha, the Treasure Salvors, Inc.

vessel Dauntless returned to its home port of Key West. Treasure-hunter extraordinaire, Mel Fisher started his search for the long-lost Nuestra Señora de Atocha in For over 15 years Fisher and his crew searched without much luck.

That was untilwhen they discovered the main pile of the Atocha. It started with what looked like a reef, except the reef was really a large amount of silver bars.

Treasure of the Atocha. [R Duncan Mathewson] -- The story of the search and discovery of the treasure wreck--Nuestra Senora de Atocha. Treasure of the Atocha. New York: Pisces Books, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: R Duncan Mathewson.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC. Atocha was the almiranta (rear guard ship) of the Treasure Fleet, which left Havana several weeks late, causing them to run into the jaws of a hurricane on September 6, Eight ships of the ship fleet were lost, wrecked on the reefs between the Dry Tortugas and present day Key West.Atocha Books In association with we are now able to offer you the biggest selection of books and videos about the ocean realm.

Treasure of the Atocha "Treasure of the Atocha" is a true adventure, a mystery that unfolds over sixteen years, and the story of a treasure hunt that yielded millions in gold, silver, jewelry and precious stones.Fleet (Atocha) and its Coins: Book: Shipwrecks and Their Coins: Volume 1 - Spanish Treasure Fleet Author: Ernie Richards Pages: 48 Size: 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches Thickness: 1/8 inch Cover: Soft.

Details the assembly and loss of the Spanish treasure .