Door Peninsula Shipwrecks (Images of America Series)

Door Peninsula Shipwrecks (Images of America Series)

by Jon Paul Van Harpen
     
 


Door County is the final resting place of many shipwrecks, from the first Euro American ship to sail the western Great Lakes, LaSalle's fabled Griffin that left Washington Island in 1679 never to be heard of again, to modern-day pleasure crafts that find the shallow inlets and bays hard to navigate. Door Peninsula Shipwrecks takes the reader on a photographic… See more details below

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Door County is the final resting place of many shipwrecks, from the first Euro American ship to sail the western Great Lakes, LaSalle's fabled Griffin that left Washington Island in 1679 never to be heard of again, to modern-day pleasure crafts that find the shallow inlets and bays hard to navigate. Door Peninsula Shipwrecks takes the reader on a photographic journey around the peninsula and back to a time of wooden ships and iron men. From Sturgeon Bay to the east coast of the peninsula to the northern islands and Green Bay, the journey encompasses early wooden sail craft to steel steamers, the brave sailors who sailed the treacherous waters, and the heroic lifesavers who rescued them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738540146
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
05/03/2006
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
886,246
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

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