Shipwrecks on the Chesapeake: maritime disasters on Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, 1608-1978
In Shipwrecks on the Chesapeake marine archaeologist Donald Shomette shares his great interest in the tragedies and disasters that occurred in the Bay and its tidewater region over a 370-year period. He lists more than 1,800 of these events between 1608 and 1978, but elaborates on a few of the more significant catastrophes and military losses. Some stand out for their impact upon the course of human events, while others are notable for their immense toll on life and property. Included are tales of incredible bravery, courage, and fortitude, as well as stories of cowardice, stupidity, and ineptitude.
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Donald G. Shomette
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