Great Shipwrecks of the Pacific Coast

Great Shipwrecks of the Pacific Coast Fascinating never before documented stories of the worst shipwrecks on the Pacific Coast during the golden age of coastal transportation to In this intriguing chronicle author Robert Belyk

  • Title: Great Shipwrecks of the Pacific Coast
  • Author: Robert C. Belyk
  • ISBN: 9780471384205
  • Page: 361
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Fascinating, never before documented stories of the worst shipwrecks on the Pacific Coast during the golden age of coastal transportation, 1854 to 1929In this intriguing chronicle, author Robert Belyk closely examines ten significant maritime disasters that occurred during one of the most turbulent eras in the history of travel Discover the real life drama endured by thosFascinating, never before documented stories of the worst shipwrecks on the Pacific Coast during the golden age of coastal transportation, 1854 to 1929In this intriguing chronicle, author Robert Belyk closely examines ten significant maritime disasters that occurred during one of the most turbulent eras in the history of travel Discover the real life drama endured by those caught in the terrifying midst of disaster at sea and the real causes behind the tragedies Vividly re created and painstakingly researched, the shipwrecks accounted for here include 1854 the Yankee Blade runs aground off Point Arguello, California.Twenty eight passengers lose their lives 1875 The old side wheeler Pacific rams another passenger ship off the coast of Cape Flattery, Washington Two hundred and seventy seven people perish when her rotting hull gives way 1906 The Valencia strikes a reef off the Washington coastline Before dozens of dazed onlookers on the shore, the ship goes down, taking 117 passengers and crew with her.

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    • Fascinating read! These shipwrecks were horrific and sadly many could have been prevented. Safety measures were ignored, ships were overladen with cargo and extra passengers, life preservers were not in sizes small enough for children and were made of material that would get waterlogged, maintenance was poor, rescues were slow to get to distressed ships and communications were difficult. For each shipwreck the author describes the history of the ship, some of the known or prominent passengers an [...]


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