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Oregon Shipwrecks


  


 : Oregon Shipwrecks






Binding: Hardcover
Brand: Brand: Binford n Mort Pubs
EAN: 9780832304309
Edition: 1st
Feature: Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN: 0832304301
Item Dimensions: 1150900100
Label: Binford & Mort Pub
Languages: EnglishPublishedEnglishOriginal LanguageEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: Binford & Mort Pub
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 235
Publication Date: September 01, 1984
Publisher: Binford & Mort Pub
Studio: Binford & Mort Pub

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  • Used Book in Good Condition



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Product Description:
From pathos to humor Marshall chronicles numerous untold stories of Oregon's seafaring days. Over two hundred years of ship disasters, cargo, passenger, steam and sail wrecked along the rugged Northwest coast. Stern and side wheelers left their bones in Oregon's mighty rivers in company with earlier fur traders, scows, and bateaux's. Read of the world's oldest continuous shipping line, the Spanish trade route from Manila. Does one of those rich galleons lie off shore of Manzanita Beach? He gives and in-depth study, stripping legend from fact in the greatest mystery of all, Oregon's famous "Beeswax ship." Ride the waves on steamers, schooners and square riggers, feel the gut-ripping horror of passengers, crewmen and captains when they realize their ship is going on the rocks. A hundred thrilling photographs and numerous locations of wrecks add spice to this important publication. Size 8 1/2 x 11. 288 pages. 100 photographs.





 



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