Ghost Ship of Diamond Shoals: The Mystery of the Carroll A. Deering

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UNC Press Books, Apr 1, 2005 - History - 256 pages
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In the misty dawn of January 31, 1921, a Coast Guardsman on watch at the Cape Hatteras Life-Saving Station sighted a mighty five-masted schooner, all sails set, wrecked on the treacherous Diamond Shoals. Rescuers rushed to the ship, but when they arrived
  

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User Review  - Wendy - Goodreads

I wanted to like this book because the Carroll A. Deering story is so mysterious. As some other readers have noted, it is written in a flowery, overblown way. This was the first thing that annoyed me ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

The mystery of the ship Carroll A. Deering is an enchanting one, to be sure, and worth reading up on for fans of ghost ships and also those interested in this era of American history (a lot of aspects ... Read full review

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Contents

THE SHOALS
1
THE SHIP
33
THE SEARCH AND BEYOND
69
EPILOGUE
215
CHRONOLOGY
227
FROM THE DECK LOGS OF THE LIGHT VESSELS AT FRYING PAN SHOALS LOOKOUT SHOALS AND DIAMOND SHOALS JANUARY 233...
233
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
239
ILLUSTRATION CREDITS
243
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Bland Simpson's books include Into the Sound Country, The Mystery of Beautiful Nell Cropsey, and The Great Dismal. A member of the Tony Award-winning Red Clay Ramblers, Simpson has collaborated on such musicals as King Mackerel & The Blues Are Running, Kudzu, and the Broadway hit Fool Moon. He teaches creative writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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