Margaret Thomas Buchholz
Publisher: Down The Shore Publishing (October 30, 2004)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 7.4 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
New Jersey Shipwrecks takes us on a gripping voyage during the Graveyard of the Atlantic, a reputation bestowed upon the state's treacherous shoals and inlets. prior to this beach grew to become a summer season playground of moment houses and lodge seashores, it was once a wild frontier of uninhabited and moving sandbars. From the times of sail to steam and oil, ships (and submarines) were interested in this coast. And, for millions of vessels, it grew to become their ultimate resting-place.From the early wrecks of the 18th century to the current day, the life-and-death drama of maritime failures is captured in Shipwrecks, in addition to the historical past of the U. S. Lifesaving provider (later to turn into the Coast Guard), lighthouses, legends, and actual debts of heroism. 142 historical images and illustrations are displayed during this large-format, coffee-table e-book, which incorporates a directory of thousands of different wrecks alongside the hot Jersey Shore.Winner of the basis for Coast protect History's 2005 award for ''a brilliantly researched chronicle of shipwrecks alongside the recent Jersey Shore from 1642 to the current day.''
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