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Ships and shipwrecks of the Americas : a history based on underwater archaeology

Author: George Fletcher Bass
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Thames and Hudson, 1988.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Fletcher Bass
ISBN: 050005049X 9780500050491
OCLC Number: 18759167
Description: 272 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: The earliest watercraft : from rafts to Viking ships / Margaret E. Leshikar --
The voyages of Columbus : the search for his ships / Roger C. Smith --
Shipwrecks of the explorers / Donald H. Keith --
Basque whalers in the New World : the Red Bay wrecks / Robert Grenier --
Treasure ships of the Spanish Main : the Iberian-American maritime empires / Roger C. Smith --
The thirteen colonies : English settlers and seafarers / J. Richard Steffy --
Struggle for a continent : naval battles of the French and Indian Wars / Kevin J. Crisman --
Gunboats and warships of the American Revolution / John O. Sands --
The War of 1812 : battle for the Great Lakes / Kenneth A. Cassavoy and Kevin J. Crisman --
Steamboats on inland waterways : prime movers of manifest destiny / Joe J. Simmons III --
The Civil War at sea : dawn of an age of iron and engineering / Gordon P. Watts, Jr. --
The end of the age of sail : merchant shipping in the nineteenth century / Paul Forsythe Johnson.
Responsibility: edited by George F. Bass.

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