Shipwrecks of Curry County

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Historically, mariners considered the Oregon coast one of the most dangerous in the world. In 1852, explorers discovered gold in the rivers and along the beaches in Curry County, which is located in the southwestern corner of the state. Subsequent settlement concentrated on the coast. With few roads, water transportation was crucial for early settlers. The area contained many potential dangers to ships, including unpredictable weather, frequent fog, and submerged rocks and reefs. There have been many shipwrecks in the area ...

Shipwrecks of Curry County 2017, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9781467125482

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Shipwrecks of Curry County 2017, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781540216939

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