The History of Shipwrecks

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by Angus Konstam in association with the Mariners' Museum, Virginia.

Discover why shipwrecks are important resources, and why they have fascinated people for centuries.

Learn how shipwrecks happen, and see what wrecks look like on the ocean floor.

Learn what happens in the final minutes before a ship goes down.

Chart the changes in ships from the earliest vessels to the Medieval period.

Trace the development of the ship from Medieval trading vessels to the ships of exploration that crossed the Atlantic and Indian Oceans.

Trace the development of ships through the twentieth century, and discover how we can learn surprising facts from relatively modern shipwrecks.

With timelines and maps, as well as inserts on famous divers, such as Jacques Cousteau, Mel Fisher, and Bob Ballard.

Softcover: 192 pages
ISBN-10: 1585746207
ISBN-13: 978-1585746200

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