Shipwrecks of the Outer Banks

Shipwrecks of the Outer Banks
Author : James D. Charlet
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages : 264
Release : 2020-02-14
ISBN 10 : 9781493035892
ISBN 13 : 1493035894
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

More than 6,000 ships have met their doom in the waters along the North Carolina coast, weaving a rich history of tragedy, drama and heroics along these picturesque beaches. Men have lost their lives and fortunes, and heroes have been made where the combination of mixing currents, treacherous coastline and shifting underwater sandbars spells disaster for even the most seasoned sailor. These are the stories of daring rescues, tragic failures, enduring mysteries, buried treasure, and fascinating legend.


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