Sinkings, Salvages, And Shipwrecks

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Sinkings, Salvages and Shipwrecks, a collection of true tales, cannot fail to fascinate those who love the sea and stand in awe of its power.

What was it like to have been aboard a doomed treasure ship destroyed by hurricane on the Florida coast...and then, 255 years later, to be the first to find the treasure?!? Or to walk the sunken streets of Port Royal and hear the bell toll in the tower? It all lives again as Robert Burgess puts you into ...

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Overview

Sinkings, Salvages and Shipwrecks, a collection of true tales, cannot fail to fascinate those who love the sea and stand in awe of its power.

What was it like to have been aboard a doomed treasure ship destroyed by hurricane on the Florida coast...and then, 255 years later, to be the first to find the treasure?!? Or to walk the sunken streets of Port Royal and hear the bell toll in the tower? It all lives again as Robert Burgess puts you into these exciting true sea tales. Fully illustrated.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595006328
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/1/2000
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 0.42 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 9.25 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The Archaeology of Shipwrecks 9
2 Great Salvage Feats 33
3 The Missing Monitor 45
4 The Doomed Armada 59
5 Treasure Trove 73
6 Seventeen Minutes to Doomsday 89
7 Salvaging the City Beneath the Sea 99
8 The Saga of Silver Shoals 111
9 Legions of Lost Ships 123
10 The Fate of Castaways 137
11 Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes and Rivers 149
12 Famous Marine Disasters 157
13 The Mystery of the Deadly Bermuda Triangle 175
Appendix 189
Bibliography 191
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