Shipwrecks

Shipwrecks

by Nigel Cawthorne
     
 


This book selects the sinkings with the greatest loss of life, the most famous vessels, the richest treasure troves, the most archaeologically significant wreck sites, and the most daring rescues. It tells the tales of the fate of the victims, the disastrous mistakes made by ships' captains, the impossible conditions at sea, the courage of those who survived, and… See more details below

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This book selects the sinkings with the greatest loss of life, the most famous vessels, the richest treasure troves, the most archaeologically significant wreck sites, and the most daring rescues. It tells the tales of the fate of the victims, the disastrous mistakes made by ships' captains, the impossible conditions at sea, the courage of those who survived, and the audacious attempts to raise what now lies at the bottom of the sea.

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ISBN-13:
9781435146563
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
08/02/2013
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.82(d)

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