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Florida's Lost Galleon: The Emanuel Point Shipwreck

Roger C. Smith


Florida’s Lost Galleon tells the story of the Emanuel Point Shipwreck, recounting its discovery and our subsequent archival and archaeological investigations, analysis of recovered materials, and interpretation of its role in the 1559 fleet of Tristán de Luna. The excavation of this shipwreck, the earliest to be found in Florida, has opened a forgotten chapter in American history. Although two interim reports, numerous academic and popular articles, and several master’s theses have resulted from work conducted on the Pensacola Bay site, this book provides a timely and comprehensive accounting ... More

Keywords: Florida, Shipwrecks, Archaeology, Emanuel Point Shipwreck, Tristán de Luna 1559, American history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780813056760
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813056760.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Roger C. Smith, editor
Florida Bureau of Archaeological Research

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1 The Old Spaniard

Roger C. Smith

4 Nautical Archaeology of a Shipwreck

James D. Spirek and Joseph Cozzi

5 What They Left Behind

John R. Bratten

7 Pensacola’s Public Participation

Della A. Scott-Ireton

8 What We Learned

John R. Bratten, Joseph Cozzi, Della A. Scott-Ireton, Roger C. Smith, James D. Spirek, and John E. Worth

9 New Discoveries

Gregory D. Cook, John R. Bratten, and John E. Worth