SWEAT OF THE SUN TEARS OF THE MOON
1999 - What's it really like to find hundreds of millions of dollars of Spanish gold, silver, and emeralds on the bottom of the sea? Atocha Treasure Adventures: Sweat of the Sun, Tears of the Moon; answers the question with three story lines that entangle and blend into an inseparable braid. This is a page-turner you won't be able to put down! Contains dozens of previously unpublished photos and eight maps.
DetailsTreasure Adventures: Sweat of the Sun, Tears of the Moon is written by one of the very few people who worked for the Treasure Salvers organization, in the trenches, day after day for almost two decades. Syd Jones started out as a diver, worked his way up to captain of several Fisher salvage vessels, and ultimately took over as the operations manager of the company in later years. He and his wife, KT, were both essential to the daily workings of Mel Fishers famous salvage company, headquartered in Key West, Florida. This book is a testament for all of us who labor at sea, be it in body or in mind, pursuing lost wealth. Readers will absorb themselves into the complex themes endemic to the relentless race for the mother lode of the Atocha, the richest treasure wreck in the western hemisphere to date. This is a page-turner you won't be able to put down! Contains dozens of previously unpublished photos and eight maps. Fully indexed.