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Glimpse the “golden age” of piracy through the eyes of those who shared the sea with the saltiest dogs.

A Guide to Maritime History Information on the Internet
A reference librarian at East Carolina University compiled this list of substantive resources.

Institute of Maritime History
Explore an archive dedicated to the preservation and documentation of maritime history.

This informative site is run by and for “ethical commercial archaeologists” and includes links to more treasure-related sites.

The Mary Rose
This site focuses mainly on the Mary Rose, a 16th-century English warship and has links to other maritime history sites.

Scuba Diving for Treasure
This scuba enthusiast’s home page offers links to treasure diving forums, pirate-related sites, and more.

Treasure Quest
Find featured articles from the pages of Treasure Quest magazine.

Western & Eastern Treasures Magazine
The online version of the “world’s leading how-to magazine for metal detectorists” provides stories of fantastic  Finds and tips on treasure hunting.

Wrecks and Obstructions
Locate shipwrecks and other underwater obstructions with the help of the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).


Video Atocha: Quest for Treasure. 1996.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Bowden, Tracy. “Gleaning Treasure From the Silver Bank.” Pages 90-105, July 1996.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Goddio, Franck. “San Diego: An Account of Adventure, Deceit, and Intrigue.” Pages 35-57, July 1994.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Grenier, Robert. “Excavating a 400-year-old Basque Galleon.” Pages 58-67, July 1985.
WORLD “Search for Sunken Treasure.” Pages 10-17, March 1983.
Book Parry, J.H. Romance of the Sea. 1981.

Earle, Peter. The Treasure of the Concepción: The Wreck of the Almiranta. Viking, 1980.

The Great Ships: The Galleons. A&E Television Networks Home Video, 1997.

Humble, Richard and Mark Bergin. A 16th-Century Galleon (Inside Story). Peter Bedrick Books, 1995.

Kirsch, Peter. Galleon: The Great Ships of the Armada Era. Conway, London, 1990.

Marx, Robert F, and Jenifer. The Search for Sunken Treasure: Exploring the World’s Great Shipwrecks. Key Porter Books, 1996.

Pickford, Nigel. The Atlas of Shipwrecks and Treasure: The History, Location, and Treasures of Ships Lost at Sea. DK Publishing, 1994.


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