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Gold from the Sea. Epic Story of the Recovery of “Niagara’s” Bullion. JRW Taylor. (Sept 1942) Dec 1942. Australasian Publishing Company, Sydney

Included loose: newspaper cutting dated 1953 with a photo of an Observation Chamber used in a later salvage attempt on the Niagara

HMS Niagara, carrying 148 passengers and 203 crew, was sunk by a German mine in the Hauraki Gulf in June 1940. She was carrying 8 tons of solid gold bars en route from Sydney to America for the Bank of England
Later that year a salvage attempt started in waters still full of mines, and during the next year managed to bring up most of the gold
Here is the story ….

Photos show: HMS Niagara; divers; diving bell; Captains; gold bars recovered from the Niagara; bullion room door recovered; he salvage ship Claymore moored over the wreck; and more …

271pp; b/w photos; diagrams on epps; hard covers; good condition; original Bookseller’s stamp ffep; dated gift inscription ½ Title page; closed page edges sl browned
Covers have wear to corners and spine ends; corners bumped; spine sunned
No dust jacket

Text Copyright 2015
Collectible Books, Napier

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