By David L. Mearns.
Published: June 2018
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
The Shipwreck Hunter is the compelling story of David's life and work on the seas, focusing on some of his most intriguing discoveries. It details the extraordinary techniques used, the research and the mid-ocean stamina and courage needed to find a wreck kilometres beneath the sea, as well as the moving human stories that lie behind each of these oceanic tragedies.
David Mearns is an incredible deepsea shipwreck hunter who has located 24 significant wrecks, including the Portugese East Indian Esmeralda, shed light on the HMAS Sydney, uncovered the battlecruiser HMS Hood and revealed the Australian Hospital Ship Centaur.