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Wrecks and Rescues of the Great Lakes: A Photographic History

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Wrecks and Rescues of the Great Lakes: A Photographic History - Barry, James P
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The waters of the Great Lakes are among the most treacherous in the world. Violent storms churn up waves and unpredictable currents capsize large vessels or cast them onto shoals and rocks where they are battered to pieces. An estimated 10,000 ships have fallen prey to the fury of the Great Lakes during the 150 years of their navigational history. This figure compares to an equal number of disasters which have occurred over the past 300 years around the British Isles. Yet despite the fascinating nature of the topic and the ...

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Wrecks and Rescues of the Great Lakes: A Photographic History 1994, Thunder Bay Press Michigan

ISBN-13: 9781882376018

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