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SHIP OF GOLD IN THE DEEP BLUE SEA

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The truly fascinating tale of the first successful deep-water ocean salvage operation is a tribute to good, old-fashioned American ingenuity and grit—with a big dose of Titanic-like adventure to boot. In 1857, the SS Central America sank in 9,000 feet of water off the Carolina coast. Lost were nearly 500 California miners and their gold. It was the biggest maritime disaster in US history at that ... Read full review

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Review: Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea

User Review  - Allen Price - Goodreads

This books has everything. A quest for fabulous riches, clashing personalities, technological obstacles, nautical history, persuading people to part with their money, the big ocean, and a dramatic conclusion. I still can't stop thinking about it. Read full review

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User Review  - Carol Bartold - Goodreads

Very few books have "everything," but this one comes close. The true story of a ship that sank before the Civil War and plunged the US into one of its deepest recessions. I have recommended this book to many, many friends. Read full review

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User Review  - Dan - Goodreads

Really great read. Goes back between the present and the past. The most interesting thing is the engineer/treasure hunter is from Ohio State. Read full review

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User Review  - thomas - Goodreads

One of the best books I have read. A true story about a salvage operation that is ultimately successful in finding a gold laden vessel on the bottom of the sea. but what they go through to get it is almost too amazing to be true. Expertly written. Highly recommended. Read full review

Review: Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

A real-life Clive Cussler adventure. An exhilirating & exhausting expedition to seek out and recover a sunken 1840's packet ship. A salvage bonanza awaits. Like Larson's "Devil in the White City ... Read full review

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User Review  - Heather Harrington - Goodreads

It was recommended by one of my favorite people. Perhaps a bit too much detail at times, but I loved the true account of what happened. The story was told just in detail as required to understand the ... Read full review

Review: Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea

User Review  - Kristopher - Goodreads

Wow! What a great book! This book deals with the sinking of the SS Central America and the eventual recovery of it's treasure of gold 130+ years later. It's extremely well-written and engrossing. It ... Read full review

Review: Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea

User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

Fantastic book about sunken treasure. Great for those looking for a great read and those who are interested in the technical aspects of searching for treasure. Highly recommended. Read full review

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