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Twentieth-century shipwrecks

a pictorial history

by Dan Perkes

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Published by Contemporary Books in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shipwrecks.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titles20th-century shipwrecks.
    StatementDan Perkes with the editors of the Associated Press.
    ContributionsAssociated Press.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG525 .P47 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3176505M
    ISBN 100809255758
    LC Control Number83018939
    OCLC/WorldCa9945590

      War at Sea: A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century by James P. Delgado book review. Click to read the full review of War at Sea: A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century in New York Journal of Books. Review written by Robert Davis.   This shipwreck is the most recent one covered in A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks, whose expansive gaze covers much of the world from BCE to the present. Like several other books containing the words “A History of the World in..” in their title, Stewart Gordon’s work attempts to encapsulate world history through the.

    The sinking of the British RMS Titanic in , with 1, fatalities (minimum), is probably the most famous shipwreck, but not the biggest in terms of lives wartime sinking of the German Wilhelm Gustloff in January in World War II by a Soviet Navy submarine, with an estimated loss of about 9, people, remains the deadliest maritime disaster ever. Great Shipwrecks of the Twentieth Century by Thomas E. Bonsall starting at $ Great Shipwrecks of the Twentieth Century has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

    David L. Mearns has discovered some of the world's most fascinating and elusive shipwrecks. The Shipwreck Hunter chronicles his most intriguing finds. It describes the extraordinary techniques used, the detailed research, and mid-ocean stamina and courage required to find a wreck thousands of feet beneath the sea, plus the moving human stories that lie behind each of these oceanic tragedies.   War at Sea (Hardcover) A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century. By James P. Delgado. Oxford University Press, USA, , pp. Publication Date: August 1, .


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Twentieth-Century Shipwrecks: A Pictorial History (A Norback Book) Paperback – November 1, by3/5(1). In this book, Thomas E. Bonsall recounts all of the important passenger ship disasters of the century with fascinating narrative and riveting photographs, many of which have never before been published in book form.

This is truly a book no one interested in ships or disasters at sea should be (5). This book focuses on the history of naval warfare by investigating the many sunken ships scattered worldwide.

The author James Delgado is a deep-diving shipwreck explorer and military historian who has produced previous books on sunken vessels and military history focusing on the second world war/5(12). THE FIRST HALF-CENTURY: The devil's handshake at Hell Gate: General Slocum, --The unsinkable: Titanic, --Within sight of land: Lusitania, --Pride of the Great Lakes: Eastland, --Jinx ship: Morro Castle, --A cruel choice: Squalus, --A last pleasure cruise: Noronic, --THE FIFTIES: No escape: Affray, --Death.

This book focuses on the history of naval warfare by investigating the many sunken ships scattered worldwide. The author James Delgado is a deep-diving shipwreck explorer and military historian who has produced previous books on sunken vessels and military history focusing on the second world war/5(18).

I've been reading this book to my 5-year-old son, who is fascinated by shipwrecks. Most of the shipwrecks are discussed in one or two pages, which makes it well-suited to the attention span of a child. This book is a pleasant and interesting read/5(3).

4 Twentieth-Century Shipwrecks. Seventy-Five-Year-Old Shipwreck Found and Identified The Scioto Shipwreck: Investigating the Stabilization Option Outboard Racing Boat Discovered During Sonar Survey Steamboat Pamelaine I Wreck Parts Found Divers Present Saunders with Steamboat Relics Steamboat Whistle Recovered from Pamelaine Brand: History Press, The.

At the start of the twentieth century, a period that commemorates infamous shipwrecks and the war to end all wars, a more powerful and efficient killer unleashed an unimaginable horror to humanity.

Experts debate the final toll attributable to Spanish influenza, citing up to two hundred million s: 0. His shipwreck investigations include the RMS Titanic, USS Monitor, USS Arizona (BB), Sub Marine Explorer, the buried Gold Rush ships of San Francisco, and Kublai Khan's legendary lost fleet.

Reviews for War at Sea: A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Spine title: Shipwrecks. Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm: Other Titles. Lost Treasure Ships of the Twentieth Century is, as the title suggests, a collection of shipwreck and treasure stories from a modern age.

Measuring 10¾ in x 9 in, this paperback book is a steal at only £Author: Nigel Pickford. The list of shipwrecks of Cornwall (20th century) lists the ships which sank on or near the coasts of mainland Cornwall in that period.

The list includes ships that sustained a damaged hull, which were later refloated and repaired. For ships wrecked both before and after the 20th century see List of shipwrecks of Cornwall.

War at Sea book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start your review of War at Sea: A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century.

Write a review. I learned a massive amount, not only about the shipwrecks themselves, but also about how often such wrecks change our historical knowledge/5. A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century James P. Delgado. Lavishly illustrated with contemporary images, evocative art, and underwater photographs of sunken warships; A fast-paced, vibrant account of war at sea as illustrated by that which has survived on the bottom.

Great Shipwrecks of the Twentieth Century by Thomas E. Bonsall (, Hardcover). Condition is Brand New. Shipped with USPS Media Mail. See details - Great Shipwrecks of the Twentieth Century by Thomas E. Bonsall (, Hardcover). Twentieth-century sleuthing methods are linked with the romance and mystery of the past in this true story of a treasure hunt that has yielded millions.

Over years ago a Spanish treasure armada was wrecked on the Florida reefs, and ten richly laden vessels were sunk. In time they were forgotten. Not a Tod Moran book, but very like a Tod Moran book, and in my opinion one of Pease's best.

Young Renny leaves college to search for his shipwrecked father, and gets an education that he had missed, about racism and good and bad people, among other things; a plot with many twists and a couple of shipwrecks. Readers of War at Seamay find themselves wishing for even more about the World War II wrecks, given how many have been found and how dramatic their battle histories readers may wish to know more of Mr.

Delgado’s personal experience, given the hints he offers of his own shipwreck searches. Having written a highly readable survey of naval warfare and technology, he clearly has more. Editorial Reviews "In WAR AT SEA, James P.

Delgado delivers a sweeping history of naval warfare told through the evidence of sunken ships scattered around the globe readers may wish to know more of Mr. Delgado's personal experience, given the hints he offers of his own shipwreck Brand: Oxford University Press.

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