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The History of Shipwrecks

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Published by The Lyons Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shipwrecks,
  • Science,
  • Transportation,
  • History: World,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - Shipwrecks,
  • History,
  • History / World,
  • Earth Sciences - Geography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsClaudia Pennington (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8604670M
    ISBN 101558219706
    ISBN 109781558219700


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The History of Shipwrecks by Angus Konstam Download PDF EPUB FB2

The fascination of shipwrecks is in the tales they produce of treasure and tragedy. They also give us a unique window into our past, the rare opportunity to understand the mariners of days gone by and the ships in which they sailed.

Inside you can: discover why shipwrecks are important resources, /5(3). In typical DK style, the book is a good mixture of writing, photos, maps and drawings. The cover is a good indicator of the book contents (but with more narrative).

It is a very interesting read about shipwrecks, ancient and more current, and artifacts found once the shipwrecks /5(28). The book covers the history of over twenty shipwrecks and sea disasters dating from B.C through until A.D. in The History of Shipwrecks book light, but interesting, detail.

Before starting to read I imagined I would find the more recent wrecks to be of most interest but in fact the opposite was the case.4/5(24). The book covers the very ancient Native America watercraft to the modern ocean going vessels of today.

I used this book as a textbook for an archeology class in college which turned out to have been my favorite upper level class I've taken so far. I kept the book for future reference.

One person found this helpful/5(12). The stories behind over sixty historical shipwrecks, with extensive illustrations. Whether they’re caused by rough weather, human error, collision, piracy, or mutiny, shipwrecks are fascinating stories filled The History of Shipwrecks book history and human drama/5(21).

Today's post is on The History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks by Stewart Gordon. It is pages long including notes and an index. It is published by ForeEdge. The cover has a painting of the sinking of the Lusitania.

the intended reader is someone who likes history, ships, and how they changed the world/5. The oldest shipwreck discovered in the Great Lakes, HMS Ontario, is described in three chapters covering its discovery, the weather that sank the ship, and detailed information regarding the creation of its model.

The book includes over illustrations, photographs and drawings including underwater photography of some of the : Jim Kennard. Shipwrecks is a short novel translated from the Japanese by Mark Ealey. It tells a story of one village in rural medieval Japan, following one boy Isaku, as his family struggles to get food essential for their survival.4/5.

"With New The History of Shipwrecks book Shipwrecks: Years in the Graveyard of the Atlantic, author Margaret Buchholz continues her tradition of bringing New Jersey coastal history to vivid life through her unmistakably intelligent, attention-capturing writing The History of Shipwrecks book and graphically-rich books.

Her depth of research is unmatched, ensuring readers that they are. is the longest-running website on the Internet devoted to shipwrecks. is an information-packed hub to research wrecks of all time The History of Shipwrecks book and locations, as well as a way to keep track of expeditions, job opportunities, and to learn about new books, wreck research & dive techniques, etc.

We are updating our site and adding new. The list of shipwrecks in includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness.

You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries. There The History of Shipwrecks book as many shipwreck stories as there are thousands of Florida shipwrecks.

This book offers thirty of the most interesting of them–from the tale The History of Shipwrecks book young Fontaneda, who wrecked in and was held captive by Indians for 17 years, to the story of the Coast Guard cutter Bibb, which was sunk The History of Shipwrecks book Key Largo in to provide an artificial reef and diving site.

Written by Keith Muckelroy, a pioneer of maritime archaeology, this book surveys shipwrecks from around the world. It describes the history of shipping and trade and the development of techniques for excavating, interpreting, and preserving underwater archaeological evidence.

Oxlade, Chris. Ships. New York: Anness Publishing, Off the Bulgarian coast, just over a mile beneath the surface of the Black Sea, archaeologists have discovered what they believe is the world’s oldest intact shipwreck.

Measuring some 75 feet (23 meters) long, the ship is thought to be an ancient Greek trading vessel. The history of shipwrecks. [Angus Konstam] -- "Traces the history of man and the sea, diving, treasure hunting, and archaeology; and it invites the reader to visit sunken Roman warships and Spanish galleons, colonial vessels, and Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Some features of WorldCat will not be available. The Tragic History of the Sea, Narratives of the shipwrecks of the Portuguese East Indiamen São Thomé (), Santo Alberto (), São João Baptista () and the journeys of the survivors in South East Africa.

The Fateful Journey by Sean Ley, Development Officer The final voyage of the Edmund Fitzgerald began November 9, at the Burlington Northern Railroad Dock No.1, Superior, Wisconsin.

Captain Ernest M. McSorley had loaded her w long tons of taconite pellets, made of processed iron ore, heated and rolled into marble-size balls.

Departing Superior. The first comprehensive illustrated guide to ships lost at sea and the treasures they have yielded, capturing the romance and the risks of treasure hunting.

Find the story of the 40 most significant wrecks, hand-drawn maps of sea-routes, and spectacular color photographs of boats, salvage techniques and recovered treasure. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

SEACOAST BOOKS. Historian Jeremy D’Entremont has a new book and we have the introduction. This volume, first of a planned series, focuses on a dozen dramatic shipwrecks from among in the Gulf of Maine. Espadarte, sunk in off Mozambique. This wreck is also known as the “Fort San Sebastian Wreck”.

The site was found during the systematic survey around Ilha de Moçambique onand the only visible remains were a huge stone ballast pile at 9 meters of depth falling abruptly into the channel until m depth, where four intact Martaban jars were found.

Read this book on Questia. In the yearsa dozen narratives (mostly reprints) of ship- wrecks and other maritime disasters were published in a collected two-volume edition at Lisbon byBernardo Gomes de Brito, under the title of História Trágico-Marítima, or Tragic History of the printing and publishing licences of these two volumes bear dates ranging between 8.

The Tragic History of the Sea book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Is there any tale more thrilling than a shipwreck.

Dis /5. Shipwreck by Gordon Korman is the first of the 'Island' series. This first book in the series introduces the adolescents who are part of an ongoing program called Charting a New Course (CNC) in which troubled youth sent to sea for a month to learn skills such as cooperation, teamwork, and encourage friendship and camaraderie.

The fascination of shipwrecks is in the tales they produce of treasure and tragedy. They also give us a unique window into our past, the rare opportunity to understand the mariners of days gone by and the ships in which they sailed/5(7).

The existence of the wreck was first recorded inand it is now thought to be either Santo Cristo de Burgos (disappeared ) or San Francisco Xavier (disappeared ), making it the earliest known shipwreck in the Pacific Northwest. Get this from a library.

A history of shipwrecks. [David Spence; Susan Spence] -- Discusses sea hazards and shipwrecks, and explores the mysteries behind the sinking of such ships as the Titanic, the Mary Rose, and the Andrea Doria.

Shipwrecks book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Attractively laid out on illustration-filled pages with texts that speak /5. Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Preserve is a United States National Marine Sanctuary on Lake Huron's Thunder Bay, within the northeastern region of the U.S.

state of protects an estimated historically significant shipwrecks ranging from nineteenth-century wooden side-wheelers to twentieth-century steel-hulled steamers.

Shallow water shipwreck located in the harbor of Harbor Beach, Michigan. The Dorcas Pendell was a schooner built in and burned in place on.

The Young Captives: A Narrative of the Shipwreck and Sufferings of John and William Doyley (New Haven: S. Babcock, ) (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML) Filed under: Shipwrecks -- Missouri River. The Steamboat Bertrand: History, Excavation, and Architecture (Washington: National Park Service, ), by Jerome E.

Petsche (page images at. The book's second main part, "Gazetteer," has two sections: maps and shipwreck listings. The 20 double-page maps locate by number more than 1, shipwrecks, indicating for each relative sea depths in yards and meters, date of sinking, and whether or not some salvage history /5(18).

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