Virginia Beach Shipwrecks

Virginia Beach Shipwrecks

by Alpheus Chewning

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Overview

The waters of coastal Virginia swirl with tales both tragic and heroic. Join Virginia Beach native Alpheus Chewning as he recounts harrowing stories of storms at sea, loss of life and fortune and the heroism of the United States Life-Saving Service. Marvel at the blunders and bungles that have plagued the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel and learn about the U-boats that lurked off the coast during World War II. Extensively researched and filled with fascinating details, Virginia Beach Shipwrecks is a treasure for sea lovers of all ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596294745
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 09/29/2008
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 786,145
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Alpheus Chewning owns and operates the Virginia Beach Ghost Walk. He is a member of the Virginia Storytellers Alliance, the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, the Civil War Preservation Trust and serves on the board of advisors at the Old Coast Guard Station Museum. This is his fourth book.

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