Sunken treasure, cannibalism, prison ships, Nazi submarines, the Bermuda triangle--all are tied into the lore of shipwrecks along Florida's coasts. There are as many shipwreck stories as there are thousands of Florida shipwrecks. This book offers thirty of the most interesting of them--from the tale of young Fontaneda, who wrecked in 1545 and was held captive by Indians for 17 years, to the story of the Coast Guard cutter Bibb, which was sunk off Key Largo in 1987 to provide an artificial reef and diving site. In between ...

Thirty Florida Shipwrecks 1992, Pineapple Press

ISBN-13: 9781561640072

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