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Ocean of storms, sea of disaster : North Atlantic shipwrecks of the strange and curious

Author: Robert Charles Parsons
Publisher: East Lawrencetown, N.S. : Pottersfield Press, ©2005.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Charles Parsons
ISBN: 1895900743 9781895900743
OCLC Number: 60369548
Description: 255 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Wrecks: Legacy of the Atlantic --
Fire on the Amazon --
William and Mary: A Captain's cover-up? --
The curious cause of Humboldt's wreck --
Wreck of the Arctic --
Bad luck and tragedy stalks New Era --
The eerie encounter of Ellen's captain --
Death of a pioneer sub --
When the Evening Star went down --
One Survivor from the S.S. Cambria --
Too weak to eat flour --
One of the most frightful wrecks --
Capsized on its maiden voyage --
The end of the N.W. Blethen --
So close, yet so far away --
A sudden and tremendous shock --
Sole survivor of the brig Roanoke --
Simply, a miraculous rescue --
Mutiny on a Halifax brig --
The fate of Anglia's oxen --
Strange derelicts: The Siddartha and company --
Missing, presumed lost --
Steamship horror --
An odd twist of fate at Cape Race --
A night on a rock --
Collision at sea --
The loss of the Charles Graham --
Fifty-six hours in the rigging --
Fulda: Guilty or not? --
A most remarkable escape --
An extraordinary tale of survival --
Rewarded for bravery on the high seas --
Mutiny of a different kind --
An attempted rescue --
We struck something, some wreck --
Panic on the Liner, death on the schooner --
When La Bourgoyne went down --
"Will abandon ship" --
The arduous leaving of Londonian --
Nightfall. November 8, 1900 --
"Lash yourself to the rigging" --
Drawing lots for death --
A chronology of suffering --
Small vessel, great heroism --
Secret of the sea solved after seven years --
No help from the sea --
Eleven great ships to the rescue --
Salvagers at the City of Sydney --
Hurry up! We are on fire! --
Only a day's steam from port --
Misled zeppelin meets the S.S. Franz Fischer --
Bianca's double death --
Wreckage: Mute evidence of disaster --
The women's tale: Shipwreck, fire, hard luck --
A victim of the sands of Sable --
Baltic's encounter with a whale --
The Belgian steamer and the Boston banker --
Rumrunner turned pirate --
A derelict, but which ship? --
The peculiar voyage of the Faröese --
Short interview for a long time adrift --
A tale both heroic and pathetic --
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Responsibility: Robert C. Parsons.

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