Shipwrecks And Lost Treasures: Great Lakes: Legends And Lore, Pirates And More!
Shipwrecks and Lost Treasures: Great Lakes: Legends And Lore, Pirates And More!
Twenty-one riveting stories and illustrations about ships that met their end in the treacherous waters of the Great Lakes, such as: British gunboat H.M.S. Speedy in 1804, American Navy brig U.S.S. Niagara in 1820, Civil War steamer Island Queen in 1864, the infamous freighter Edmund Fitzgerald in 1975, and many more!
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ACTION-PACKED STORIES OF SHIPS SUCH AS:
SS Benajmin Noble • SS Carl D. Bradley • SS Eastland • SS Edmund Fitzgerald • SS G. P. Griffith • SS Henry Steinbrenner • SS Island Queen • SS Kaliyuga • SS Kamloops • SS Lady Elgin • SS Mataafa • SS Noronic
Step into the past and aboard the decks of these twenty-one proud vessels, each one launched with high hopes but doomed finally to disaster. From the SS Edmund Fitzgerald, the last major freighter lost on the lakes, to the Le Griffin, the ill-fated liner that mysteriously disappeared during a ruthless storm, author Michael J. Varhola spins these tales with heart-pounding drama. Whether battered by hurricane-force gales, gouged by hidden rocks, or simply sabotaged by...
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