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    9 visitors recommend:
    Wreck identified as historic New England steamship
    Source: Hartford Courant/Yahoo
    City: Boston, State: ME
    Researchers have identified the wreck of the steamship Portland on the ocean floor north of Cape Cod, ending 104 years of mystery and speculation about New England's worst sea disaster.
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    Articles, Essays

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    19th Century Lower Saint Lawrence Maritime History
    Source: Gilbert R. Bossť
    Country: Canada E-mail: metisbosse41@netscape.ca
    Documented maritime shipwreck incidents during the 19th century along the Lower Saint Lawrence River, Gulf and beyond.
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    Personal Stories

    11 visitors recommend:
    The Hell Gate
    Source: NewYorkHistory.info
    Author: William Kornblum
    City: New York, State: NY
    This chapter from William Kornblum's "At Sea in the City" recounts stories from the East River passage known as "Hell Gate," including the horrible 1904 burning of the ferry General Slocum which took the lives of 1,000 German-Americans.
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    Online Exhibits

    4 visitors recommend:
    Lake Champlain shipwrecks
    Source: Historic Vermont
    State: VT
    Vermont's historic underwater preserves. Summaries of the history, and what's down there now.
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    E-Texts

    5 visitors recommend:
    Treasure Expeditions
    Source: TreasureExpeditions.com
    Author: Brad 'Goldfinder' Johnson
    "The the largest and most professional site of the exciting world of Treasure Hunting, Archaeology and Shipwreck Recovery." Very fun.
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    Organizations

    3 visitors recommend:
    Maritime Underwater Nautical Archaeology Online Index
    Source: Robert Mutch
    City: Klamath Falls, State: OR E-mail: robmutch@yahoo.com
    MUNArchaeology.com is an online index to underwater archaeology as well as Winslow Homer maritime art, maritime e-texts, a comprehensive bibliography, and an online index to maritime museums.
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    Historic Shipwreck Salvage
    Source: Thomas Gidus
    State: FL E-mail: mad4wrecks@gmail.com
    Wreckovery Salvage is a Florida company engaged in maritime history, shipwreck exploration, treasure diving, marine archaeology, magnetometer and side scan surveying and provides interested financial backers a hands-on opportunity of a lifetime.
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    Web Sites

    7 visitors recommend:
    Hunting New England Shipwrecks
    Source: Dave Clancy
    State: ME E-mail: editor@wreckhunter.net
    "A Web guide for divers and armchair adventurers ... provides historical backgrounds, pictures and other information on some of New England's most well-known shipwrecks. It also provides maps and charts of the area, and detailed information on locating and diving on wrecks."
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    Posters, Prints

    6 visitors recommend:
    White Star Line advertising poster for Titanic routes to NY and Boston
    Source: AllPosters
    City: Boston, State: MA
    A large, color 33 in. x 46 in. art print of an original poster advertising the White Star Line's huge new steamers Olympic and Titanic. This poster promotes the routes to New York and Boston.
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    2 visitors recommend:
    White Star Line advertising poster for the Olympic and Titanic
    Source: AllPosters
    24 in. x 36 in. art print of an original poster advertising the White Star Line's huge new steamers.
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    Coffee Table Books

    2 visitors recommend:
    Atlas Of Shipwrecks & Treasure
    Source: Amazon
    Author: Nigel Pickford
    From an Amazon reader: "A great coffee table book I've owned for a few years, this book is full of interesting facts that are put together in an interesting way. Not a hard-core history book by any means. Not really in-depth, either. Pretty pictures make it good for all ages of reading." (1994)
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    1 visitors recommend:
    Shipwrecks of Florida: A Comprehensive Listing
    Source: Amazon
    Author: Steven D. Singer
    State: FL
    From an Amazon reader: "Great reading and a fantastic reference book. Anyone interested in underwater archaeology or shipwreck recovery should read this book and keep it as part of their library." (1998)
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    Non-Fiction Books

    6 visitors recommend:
    Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea
    Source: Amazon
    Author: Gary Kinder
    From an Amazon reader: "One of the best nonfiction books I have ever read .... The book flips back and forth between a historical account of the SS Central America's final journey, and modern day efforts to recover the lost ship. Gary Kinder's extensive research and subsequent account of the SS Central America reads like a high-suspense thriller." (1999)
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    Shipwreck: A Saga of Sea Tragedy and Sunken Treasure
    Source: Amazon
    Author: Dave Horner
    From an Amazon reader: "A well researched and historically informative work about two 17th-century Spanish treasure galleons, their tragic history and fate, and the story of the modern-day treasure hunters who found and salvaged them. Dave Horner ... writes passionately yet objectively." (1999)
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    1 visitors recommend:
    Adventures in Ocean Exploration: From the Discovery of the Titanic to the Search for Noah's Flood
    Source: Amazon
    Author: Robert D. Ballard with Malcolm McConnell
    The new book from the master of underwater archeology. (Oct. 2001)
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    1 visitors recommend:
    The Search for Sunken Treasure: Exploring the World's Great Shipwrecks
    Source: Amazon
    Author: Robert F. Marx and Jenifer Marx
    From an Amazon reader: "Marxs' first hand experience as the foremost underwater archaeologist are evident in this discription of the more famous shipwrecks of modern times and the men who search for and find and salvage these time capsules. The book holds ones attention, and once started, will not be set down until finished. It is history that is interesting and exciting. A must for all who enjoy the sea, a must for all who enjoy treasure, a must for all who enjoy the excitement of the search." (1996)
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    The Spanish Treasure Fleets
    Source: Amazon
    Author: Timothy R. Walton
    From an Amazon reader: "A book about the unbelievable efforts made to transport gold and silver from New Spain and Peru to Spain between the 15th and 18th century, how these precious metals initiated worldwide commerce, about the rise and fall of the Spanish/Habsburg empire and how it helped European countries to become economic and political world powers. Waltons book moves through three centuries of world history in an appropriate pace, without leaving out interesting details. It simply is a fascinating book!" (1994)
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    1 visitors recommend:
    Sunken Treasure Books
    Source: Dave Crooks
    E-mail: dcrooks@dcrooks.com
    An annotated bibliography of 1000+ sunken treasure and shipwreck books.
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    Reference Works

    3 visitors recommend:
    Encyclopedia of Underwater and Maritime Archaeology
    Source: Amazon
    Author: James P. Delgado (editor)
    From an Amazon reader: "Discovered this book in a library yesterday and immediately ordered it from Amazon. If anyone were seriously interested in Nautical Archaeology this should be the first book to get. Anyone studying this subject should make sure they have access to it, whether in a nearby library or in their personal library. Very comprehensive and well written." (1998)
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    1 visitors recommend:
    Shipwrecks in the Americas
    Source: Amazon
    Author: Robert F. Marx
    From an Amazon reader: "This is not a book for the casual reader -- the text on underwater archaeology can be somewhat dense and technical, and the listings of shipwrecks are encyclopedic, not narrative. However, if you are a wreck diver, shipwreck enthusiast or archaeologist, this is a useful reference volume." (1994)
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