Treasures From The Wreckage

Author: Donna M. Trickett
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1450070248
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This three-part book contains a heart-felt story of the death of Donna M. Trickett’s daughter, Kimberly, her hospitalization for two months, and the ensuing trials and triumphs that were born from the disaster.

Lost Treasures Of The World

Author: Michael Groushko
Publisher: Booksales
Size: 46.36 MB
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Work on excavating the 2,140-ton vessel began in 1981 in considerable secrecy,
for fear that undersea looters might locate the precise site of the wreck and strip it
of historically valuable artifacts. Because of low oxygen in the water, the Kronan s
huge bronze cannons - 128 in all - were remarkably well preserved. Other finds
include the anchor, a ship's bell and the compass. Atlantic, the region loosely
known as the Spanish Main. The first great wreck of a Spanish treasure- fleet in
the ...

635 Tage Im Eis

Author: Alfred Lansing
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641211050
Size: 75.55 MB
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Am Anfang steht der Plan von der erstmaligen Durchquerung des weißen Kontinents.

Treasures Of The Deep

Author: Walter G. Oleksy
Publisher: Julian Messner
ISBN: 9780671422691
Size: 34.55 MB
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... lying in six meters of water on the leeward side of a coral reef, close to the only
safe entrance for some miles. Henderson believes that because of the wreck's
position, the ship's captain may have been trying to find a sheltered place
suitable for beaching, so the crew could disembark safely. Before the ship sank, it
had burned to the waterline. Archaeologists found charred wood, glass, and
globules of once-molten lead around the wreck site. Divers found the ship half-
buried in sand, ...

Treasures Of The Confederate Coast

Author: Edward Lee Spence
Publisher: Narwhal Pr Inc
Size: 27.77 MB
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THE BEAUTY OF THE WRECK The sunlight reflected brightly on the sand.
Purple sea urchins crawled slowly over the wreckage, which was colorfully
decorated with patches of coral, sea whips, sea anemones and sponges. I was in
a visual paradise. There was an abundance of sea bass, grouper, sheepshead
and flounder. SPECIAL TREASURE The treasure I sought was not only gold, but
history. The Georgiana was the most powerful Confederate cruiser ever built. The
Georgiana ...

A Voice From The River

Author: Dan Gerber
Publisher: MSU Press
ISBN: 0870139193
Size: 45.78 MB
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Russell determined this much from the maps Kopa ki had rescued with him from
the wreckage of the C-4. He had come to think of the tribe as the Goubal, from the
name of the nearby river that ran through the gorge below the village, though
they called themselves Minarri, which meant the People. The People regarded
the wrecked plane as a gift from the gods. Russell had been the sole survivor,
and they deemed him the bringer of these treasures from the sky—silk
parachutes and ...

Treasures Of The Spanish Main

Author: Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing
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Fortunately, that galleon lay in the shallows, so Vargas's workers were able to
recover the full treasure. On October 5, 1622, as the salvage of the Rosario was
nearly completed, another hurricane struck. This storm was even worse than the
first. Enormous waves furiously battered the wreck of the Atocha. The bow section
was broken off in one piece, and the sterncastle and gun deck were ripped off
together. The storm carried both parts away, scattering bits and pieces of
wreckage ...