Shipwrecks in the Americas
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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