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Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea

Gary Kinder - Transportation - 2009 - 560 pages
"Ship of Gold" tells the story of the sinking of the SS Central America, a side-wheel steamer carrying nearly six hundred passengers returning from the California Gold Rush ...
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The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex

Owen Chase, Iola Haverstick, Betty Shepard - History - 1999 - 128 pages
Told by one of its few survivors, a dramatic account of the Essex, a whaling ship that was rammed by an angry sperm whale on November 20, 1820, details the sailors terrifying ...
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The Revenge of the Whale: The True Story of the Whaleship Essex

Nathaniel Philbrick - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 164 pages
Tells the incredible story of the eight teenage men who, despite watching many of their other shipmates die, survived three months on a lifeboat--with little food or water ...
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Herman Melville - 2008 - 664 pages
Moby-Dick is an 1851 novel by Herman Melville. The story tells the adventures of the wandering sailor Ishmael and his voyage on the whaling ship Pequod, commanded by Captain ...
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Five Against the Sea: A True Story of Courage and Survival

Ron Arias - Transportation - 1989 - 226 pages
Five Costa Rican fishermen survive almost five months adrift at sea, in a story of superhuman endurance
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The Enduring Shore: A History of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket

Paul Schneider - History - 2001 - 384 pages
Focusing the region of Cape Code, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket, the author of The Adirondacks serves up a compelling natural and human history of this region, covering ...
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Titanic Survivor: The Newly Discovered Memoirs of Violet Jessop Who Survived ...

Violet Jessop, John Maxtone Graham - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 238 pages
Describes the author's experiences during two disasters at sea.
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