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by Cris Kohl

eBook Shipwreck Tales of the Great Lakes download ISBN: 096799764X
Author: Cris Kohl
Publisher: Seawolf Communications, Inc. (December 2004)
Language: English
Pages: 286
ePub: 1141 kb
Fb2: 1850 kb
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The Great Lakes, a collection of five freshwater lakes located in North America, have been sailed upon since at least the 17th century, and thousands of ships have been sunk while traversing them

The Great Lakes, a collection of five freshwater lakes located in North America, have been sailed upon since at least the 17th century, and thousands of ships have been sunk while traversing them. Many of these ships were never found, so the exact number of shipwrecks in the Lakes is unknown; the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum approximates 6,000 ships and 30,000 lives lost, while historian and mariner Mark Thompson has estimated that the total number of wrecks is likely more than 25,000.

Here are exciting, true stories of Great Lakes men and ships - some died quietly, some died violently, some died tragically, and some of these In "Shipwreck Tales of the Great Lakes," Cris Kohl has captured the essense of the Great Lakes - tales of the glamorous ships as well a. .

Here are exciting, true stories of Great Lakes men and ships - some died quietly, some died violently, some died tragically, and some of these In "Shipwreck Tales of the Great Lakes," Cris Kohl has captured the essense of the Great Lakes - tales of the glamorous ships as well as the common workhorses, of courageous, honorable sailors as well as. deceitful, murderous ones.

The Great Lakes of North America earn their title honestly. Exploring the depths of the Great Lakes one shipwreck at a time. The five interconnected lakes represent the largest group of freshwater lakes on Earth by total area and contain over 20 per cent of the world's fresh water by volume. They also hold thousands of shipwrecks in their watery graves. Kohl said a few years later three tugboats dragged a cable across the lake bottom, trying to find the wreck. They weren't successful, but after a few storms, bits and pieces of the cargo began washing ashore. History Day in Kagawong features a presentation by maritime historian and author Cris Kohl.

Pure Artistry of the Great Lakes Shipwrecks by Becky Kagan Schott . This is a wonderful short video. AP) - The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society has discovered the remains of a ship that sank 103 years ago in Lake Superior off Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The Manasoo was discovered last year by Ken Merryman Cris Kohl and Jerry Eliason in over 200ft of water in the Georgian Bay. This is a pretty special and very visual shipwreck.

In Terrifying Steamboat Stories, Great Lakes historian James L. Donahue gives readers a glimpse of the romantic age of steamships from the day the Walk-In-The-Water puffed her way across Lake Erie in 1818 until . Donahue gives readers a glimpse of the romantic age of steamships from the day the Walk-In-The-Water puffed her way across Lake Erie in 1818 until diesel engines took over almost 150 years later. This was a time when the skyline over the lakes was black from the coal smoke of passing freighters. Shipwrecks & Rescues: Forgotten Great Lakes History. Ghost Ships, Gales and Forgotten Tales: True Adventures on the Great Lakes.

Forsberg and Kohl have collaborated on five books on the underwater graveyards of the Great Lakes.

Wayne Lusardi, a maritime archaeologist for the state of Michigan, has investigated at least 17 Griffon claims since 2002. Only two were actual ships. Forsberg and Kohl have collaborated on five books on the underwater graveyards of the Great Lakes.

In popular culture, its most famous shipwreck was immortalized in Canadian singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot’s 1976 song, The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. It is connected to Lake Huron by the St. Mary’s River.

Ships have plied the Great Lakes for centuries, and with ships come shipwrecks, of which there . Chris Kohl and Joan Forsberg have written a book on the subject called "The Wreck of the Griffon - The Greatest Mystery of the Great Lakes. Next slide: Edmund Fitzgerald

Ships have plied the Great Lakes for centuries, and with ships come shipwrecks, of which there are thousands across North America's five inland seas, from the western edge of Lake Superior to the eastern edge of Lake Ontario. The earliest known shipwreck, other than perhaps a flooded canoe, occurred in the late 17th century. Next slide: Edmund Fitzgerald. Wood cut produced by Father Louis Hennepin from his "Nouvelle Decouverte" (Utecht, 1697) - Creative Commons.

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In "Shipwreck Tales of the Great Lakes," Cris Kohl has captured the essense of the Great Lakes -- tales of the glamorous ships as well as the common workhorses, of courageous, honorable sailors as well as deceitful, murderous ones. Here are exciting, true stories of Great Lakes men and ships -- some died quietly, some died violently, some died tragically, and some of these sunken ships have been reborn as ice water museums while their captains and crews have sailed into legend. In this collection of some of the more unusual tales of the inland seas, you will enjoy reading about the many quests to find the fabled "Griffon," the first shipwreck on the upper Great Lakes, lost on her maiden voyage in the year 1679; the sheriff's secret about the wrecked schooner, "Explorer," and the horrid discovery made by salvagers years later when they raised that shipwreck; the schooner captain who survived his vessel's tragic sinking and how he kept his survival a secret for many years; the very popular passenger excursion steamer, "Tashmoo," the "Queen of the Detroit River," and how she sailed into history; the 'hard luck' whaleback ship named the "Henry Cort," which sank four times; the shipwreck which helped build Chicago; the 120-year-old sailing vessel which was raised from the bottom of Lake Michigan, amazingly intact, in 1969, and that ship's ironic fate; horror stories from from Australia, and how it became a shipwreck in the Great Lakes. Plus more! "Shipwreck Tales of the Great Lakes" is a 286-page, 6-inch by 9-inch softcover book, with 120 color photographs, 130 black-and-white photographs, 30 line drawings, 5 maps, bibliography and index.
Comments: (3)
Meztihn
If you are an enthusiast of the Great Lakes nautical history this is a great book! As a diver and the Vice President of The Underwater Archaeological Society of Chicago- I found it fascinating! This is a must read!!
Dordred
good book for historical references.
Faegal
Good read