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Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance
Jennifer Armstrong

Crown Books for Young Readers, 2000

The harrowing story of the ill-fated Endurance, now in paperback. In August 1914, Ernest Shackleton and 27 men sailed from England in an attempt to become the first team of explorers to cross Antarctica from one side to the other. Five months later and still 100 miles from land, their ship, Endurance, became trapped in ice. The expedition survived another five months camping on ice floes, followed by a perilous journey through stormy seas to ...


Thrilling Narratives of Mutiny, Murder and Piracy A weird series of tales of shipwreck and disaster, from the ..., 2011

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The Shipwreck (The Warrior Maids of Rivenloch Book 0)

Glynnis Campbell, 2013

Top 10 Kindle Viking Romance Bestseller! The Warrior Maids of Rivenloch.. .Damsels in shining armor...riding to the rescue!  Deirdre, Helena, and Miriel, three kick-arse Scots wenches known as The Warrior Maids of Rivenloch, aren’t about to become any man’s chattel, until they meet heroes who are strong enough to tame their wild ways and worthy enough to win their wayward hearts. THE SHIPWRECK - The Legend of Rivenloch is born The ...


Maureen Jennings

Grass Roots Press, 2010

A retired police detective tells a story from his family's history. This is his story... On a cold winter morning in 1873, a crowd gathers on the shore of a Nova Scotia fishing village. A stormy sea has thrown a ship onto the rocks. The villagers work bravely to save the ship's crew. But many die. When young Will Murdoch and the local priest examine the bodies, they discover gold and diamonds. They suspect that the shipwreck was not responsible ...


The Atlas of Shipwrecks & Treasure: The History, Location, and Treasures of Ships Lost at Sea
Nigel Pickford

Dk Pub, 1994

The first comprehensive illustrated guide to ships lost at sea and the treasures they have yielded, capturing the romance and the risks of treasure hunting. Find the story of the 40 most significant wrecks, hand-drawn maps of sea-routes, and spectacular color photographs of boats, salvage techniques and recovered treasure.


Island of Shipwrecks (The Unwanteds)
Lisa McMann

Aladdin, 2015

A risky decision endangers both Artimé and Quill in book five of the New York Times bestselling Unwanteds series, which Kirkus Reviews called “The Hunger Games meets Harry Potter.” Alex and his friends from Artimé are stranded on a newly discovered island after barely surviving a storm that destroys their ship. And it turns out they’re not alone… Back in Quill, Aaron’s power base grows as he aligns himself with an unlikely ...


Disasters at Sea: A Visual History of Infamous Shipwrecks
Liz Mechem

Skyhorse Publishing, 2014

A fully illustrated collection of the most thrilling shipwrecks of all time! Experience the mystery and wonder of the bottom of the sea with over sixty accounts of shipwreck catastrophes. Illustrated with detailed maps and shipwreck locations, Disasters at Sea takes readers on a fascinating journey through history and to the ocean floor. Learn all about the historical details and theories of the most infamous shipwrecks—from the most ...


Shipwreck (Island, Book 1)
Gordon Korman

Scholastic, 2001

Luke, J.J. Will, Lyssa, Charla, and Ian. They did'nt want to be on the boat in the first place. They didn't want to be stuck at sea with a bunch of strangers. But when you're in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, there's no easy way out. And when a terrifying storm hits, there's no way to fully prepare. It's all about survival.


Shipwrecks: Disasters of the Deep Seas

Arcturus Publishing, 2005

Ships have been overwhelmed by huge waves, consumed by fires, broken apart, sunk by storms and driven onto uncharted rocks. They have collided with icebergs or other ships, been sunk by enemy torpedoes or gunfire, or run aground on unlit coastlines at night. Boilers have exploded. Magazines have ignited. Cargoes have shifted with catastrophic consequences and submarines have submerged never to come up again. Shipwrecks selects the sinkings with ...


Shipwrecks, Monsters, and Mysteries of the Great Lakes
Ed Butts

Tundra Books, 2011

In 1679, a French ship called the Griffon left Green Bay on Lake Michigan, bound for Niagara with a cargo of furs. Neither the Griffon nor the five-man crew was ever seen again. Though the Griffon’s fate remains a mystery, its disappearance was probably the result of the first shipwreck on a Great Lake. Since then, more than six thousand vessels, large and small, have met tragic ends on the Great Lakes. For many years, saltwater ...


The Shipwreck of the Essex: The History of the Fateful Expedition That Inspired Moby Dick

Charles River Editors, 2014

*Includes pictures *Includes accounts written by survivors *Includes a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents "I turned around and saw him about one hundred rods [500 m or 550 yards] directly ahead of us, coming down with twice his ordinary speed of around 24 knots (44 km/h), and it appeared with tenfold fury and vengeance in his aspect. The surf flew in all directions about him with the continual violent thrashing ...


Shipwreck: A Saga of Sea Tragedy and Sunken Treasure
Dave Horner

Sheridan House, 1999

Readers' hearts have long thrilled to gripping tales of golden galleons, tossed by gales and engaged in bloody battle, as heroes triumph and cowards are vanquished in frantic search for treasure. Incredibly, such fantastic stories are now eclipsed by the phenomenal true saga of Shipwreck . In 1654, Padre Diego Rivadeneira watched the immense Spanish galleon Capitana, "Queen of the South Seas," as she sank off Ecuador carrying treasures worth ...


Shipwrecks of the Cunard Line
Mike Roussel, Sam Warwick

The History Press, 2012

The first book dedicated to documenting and bringing to life the histories and wreck sites of Cunard shipwrecks, with a foreword from diving legend John Chatteron   Providing a unique history and record of the final underwater resting places of ships of the Cunard Line, whose rich history spans nearly two centuries, this book charts the period from 1843-1974. The authors include a detailed history of each vessel leading up to the time of ...


Slave Ship Leusden: A Story of Mutiny, Shipwreck and Murder

UTS Publishing, 2014

The history of this slave ship has gone almost entirely unnoticed until now. This is remarkable given that its final voyage ended in the single largest human tragedy in Dutch maritime history. The Leusden departed from Elmina, located in modern-day Ghana on the 19th of November 1737. On board were 700 African captives, destined to be sold as slaves in Suriname. On 1 January 1738, the Leusden foundered at the mouth of the Maroni River in ...


Thea Stilton and the Ghost of the Shipwreck (Geronimo Stilton Special Edition)
Thea Stilton

Scholastic Paperbacks, 2010

Geronimo's adventurous sister, Thea, narrates this fabulous adventure that's packed with action, mystery, and friendship! During a marine biology lesson at Mouseford Academy, the Thea Sisters learn about a mysterious shipwreck off Whale Island. According to legend, a very rare diamond called Jasmine's Heart was on the ship when it sank. When biology teacher Professor Van Kraken disappears, the Thea Sisters have to dive into the deep ocean to ...


Narrative of the Most Extraordinary and Distressing Shipwreck of the Whale-Ship Essex

Bybliotech, 2013

On November 20, 1820, Owen Chase was the First Mate of the Whale-Ship "Essex" when it was struck by an enraged Sperm Whale and sunk, stranding the crew in tiny whale-boats 2000 miles away from land in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Of the 21 men who entered the 3 flimsy whale-boats, only 8 ultimately survived to be rescued. A harrowing journey lasting 90 days awaited these crewmen, involving storms, shark-attacks, terrible privation, and ...


Shipwrecks (Harvest Book)
Akira Yoshimura

Mariner Books, 2000

Isaku is a nine-year-old boy living in a remote, desperately poor fishing village on the coast of Japan. His people catch barely enough fish to live on, and so must distill salt to sell to neighboring villages. But this industry serves another, more sinister purpose: the fires of the salt cauldrons lure passing ships toward the shore and onto rocky shoals. When a ship runs aground, the villagers slaughter the crew and loot the cargo for rice, ...


Shipwreck: The Strange Fate of the Morro Castle

Open Road Media, 2014

A spellbinding moment-by-moment account of one of the most spectacular disasters off the coast of New York, which killed more than 130 people,  Shipwreck  answers the question that until now has remained unanswered: Was it a terrible accident—or arson? In the early morning hours of September 8, 1934, the luxury cruise liner  Morro Castle , carrying 316 passengers and 230 officers and crew, caught fire a few hours out of the New York ...


Shipwreck on the Pirate Islands (Geronimo Stilton, No. 18)
Geronimo Stilton

Scholastic, 2005

Enter the world of Geronimo Stilton, where another funny adventure is always right around the corner. Each book is a fast-paced adventure with lively art and a unique format kids 7-10 will love. My sister had come up with a new way to torment me. She'd combined my two least favorite things - travel and ghosts! Thea had heard rumors of a haunted pirate treasure buried on a desert island. And before I could say "avast ye scurvy rats," she'd ...


Escape (Island #3)
Gordon Korman

Scholastic, 2001

Things were bad enough when Luke, Lyssa, Will, J.J. Ian, and Charla were stuck alone on the island. But now they have company-really bad company. Plus, Will is seriously injured and needs help immediately. Before, escape was something the kids could only hope for. Now it's a matter of life and death.



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