Shipwrecks, Sea Raiders, and Maritime Disasters Along the Delmarva Coast, 1632-2004

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Nor'easters, blizzards, and hurricanes. Spanish galleons, German U-boats, and presidential yachts. Pirates and privateers. The ephemeral and deadly nature of islands, dunes, inlets, and shoals. The history of the Delmarva Peninsula's Atlantic coast is rich with tales of fantasy and adventure, heroism and tragedy, greed and charity. Claiming more than 2,300 vessels since 1632, it rivals North Carolina's Outer Banks for the infamous title "The Graveyard of the Atlantic." Maritime historian Donald G. Shomette brings these ...

Shipwrecks, Sea Raiders, and Maritime Disasters Along the Delmarva Coast, 1632-2004 2007, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801886706

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