The Resource Taking the sea : perilous waters, sunken ships, and the true story of the legendary wrecker captains, by Dennis M. Powers

Taking the sea : perilous waters, sunken ships, and the true story of the legendary wrecker captains, by Dennis M. Powers

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Taking the sea : perilous waters, sunken ships, and the true story of the legendary wrecker captains
Title
Taking the sea
Title remainder
perilous waters, sunken ships, and the true story of the legendary wrecker captains
Statement of responsibility
by Dennis M. Powers
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
387.5/80973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
VK1491
LC item number
.P69 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Taking the sea : perilous waters, sunken ships, and the true story of the legendary wrecker captains, by Dennis M. Powers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-295) and index
Contents
  • Wrecks--and a ghost ship
  • No rewards without risk
  • Used parts, scrap, and a new bow
  • The decade of the Great War
  • The roaring twenties
  • The change of eras
  • Early years
  • The wrecker chronicles
  • San Francisco Bay times
  • The tragedy of Merritt's Circassian
  • Dynamite Johnny and the Umatilla
  • Midwest and coastal operations
  • Success, sealing, and the Arctic
  • Failures follow accomplishment
Control code
227033801
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 304 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780814413531
Lccn
2008021002
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)227033801

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