Wrecks of American Warships

Wrecks of American Warships

by James P. Delgado
     
 

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The sunken wrecks of the U.S. fighting ships have taught underwater archaeologists about life onboard these vessels. Learn for yourself about the Revolutionary War gunboat Philadelphia, downed in battle on Lake Champlain; the Civil War ironclad Monitor, which lies upside down off the North Carolina coast; and the wreck of the USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor -- the tomb…  See more details below

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The sunken wrecks of the U.S. fighting ships have taught underwater archaeologists about life onboard these vessels. Learn for yourself about the Revolutionary War gunboat Philadelphia, downed in battle on Lake Champlain; the Civil War ironclad Monitor, which lies upside down off the North Carolina coast; and the wreck of the USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor -- the tomb for 1,177 U.S. sailors and marines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780531164860
Publisher:
Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Series:
Watts Library Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

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