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Shipwrecks on the Chesapeake: maritime disasters on Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, 1608-1978

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For ages men have explored its shores and harvested the incredible bounty of its aquatic life, but also they have had to suffer the consequences of the destructive forces which it unleashes all too frequently. Marine archaeologist Donald G. Shomette shares in this book, his fascination with those tragedies and disasters which 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. Included are tales if incredible bravery, courage, and fortitude, and stories of cowardice, stupidity, and ineptitude.
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087033283
9780870335976
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Grouping Title shipwrecks on the chesapeake maritime disasters on chesapeake bay and its tributaries 1608 1978
Grouping Author shomette donald g
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subject_facet Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.) -- History, Chesapeake Bay -- History, Kuethe Library Historical & Genealogical Research Center - H, Maryland Gold Star Collection, Shipwrecks, Shipwrecks -- Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)
title_display Shipwrecks on the Chesapeake : maritime disasters on Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, 1608-1978
title_full Shipwrecks on the Chesapeake : [Gold Star] : : maritime disasters on Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, 1608-1978 / Donald G. Shomette, Shipwrecks on the Chesapeake : maritime disasters on Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, 1608-1978 / Donald G. Shomette, Shipwrecks on the Chesapeake [Kuethe] : maritime disasters on Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, 1608-1978 / Donald G. Shomette
title_short Shipwrecks on the Chesapeake :
title_sub maritime disasters on Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, 1608-1978
topic_facet Chesapeake Bay, Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.), History, Shipwrecks