Shipwrecks in the Americas

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Dover Publications, 1987 - History - 482 pages
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Superb well-researched guide to every major shipwreck in the western hemisphere, from time of Columbus to ca. 1825. Expert advice on locating, surveying, excavating, identifying, and preserving artifacts from sunken vessels. Also detailed catalog of wrecks arranged by year and locality over 300 pages and 4,000 listings. 73 illustrations. Bibliography.

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Contents

The Ships
3
Early Salvors TreasureHunters and Marine Archaeology
34
Proton precession magnetometer at work
64
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ROBERT F. MARX is a distinguished marine archaeologist who has participated in the excavation of hundreds of underwater wreck sites throughout the world.

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