Shipwrecks of the Delaware Coast: Tales of Pirates, Squalls and Treasure

Shipwrecks of the Delaware Coast: Tales of Pirates, Squalls and Treasure

by Pam George
     
 

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Under the hot Summer sun, vacationers stroll the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk, chewing saltwater taffy and listening to the gulls' raucous cackle. Few realize that under the sparkling water rests a graveyard. Horrific nor'easters, treacherous shoals and simple human error caused the demise of countless ships, giving birth to legends of treasure and terror. There is De

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Under the hot Summer sun, vacationers stroll the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk, chewing saltwater taffy and listening to the gulls' raucous cackle. Few realize that under the sparkling water rests a graveyard. Horrific nor'easters, treacherous shoals and simple human error caused the demise of countless ships, giving birth to legends of treasure and terror. There is De Braak, rumored to hold millions of dollars in gold; the Mohawk, which burned like a torch in the Delaware Bay; and the vessels that fell victim to the Great White Hurricane, which froze dead men to the mast, Journey with local author Pam George as she deftly picks her way through

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596298668
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
04/28/2010
Series:
Disaster Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
739,562
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

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