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Many a Midnight Ship: True Stories of Great Lakes Shipwrecks
Many a Midnight Ship: True Stories of Great Lakes Shipwrecks Mark Bourrie 0472031368 9780472031368 Many a Midnight Shipbrings to life the powerful history of the greatest northern waterway of the North American continent.These fou
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Many a Midnight Ship: True Stories of Great Lakes Shipwrecks by Mark Bourrie

Many a Midnight Shipbrings to life the powerful history of the greatest northern waterway of the North American continent.These fourteen stories illustrate the majesty of the Great Lakes and the tragedy bestowed upon its waters. From the coffin shipAtlantic, which foundered in 1852 along with some 300 lives, and which salvagers say still has millions of dollars of gold on board, to the burning of theErieand some 250 Dutch immigrants, to the violent storm that tore theAlgomaapart off Isle Royale, where crew and passengers clamored for their lives only twenty yards form shore as treacherous currents prevented most of them from reaching land.These stories recount not only the calamities the Great Lakes have seen, but the remarkable acts of heroism, courage, and survival that have arisen when humans defy nature.

Author: Mark Bourrie

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 278

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN REGIONAL

Publication Date: 2005-04-19

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ISBN: 0472031368


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