The Resource Mayday! : shipwrecks, tragedies & tales from Long Island's eastern shore, Van Field, (ebook)

Mayday! : shipwrecks, tragedies & tales from Long Island's eastern shore, Van Field, (ebook)

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Mayday! : shipwrecks, tragedies & tales from Long Island's eastern shore
Title
Mayday!
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shipwrecks, tragedies & tales from Long Island's eastern shore
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Van Field
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Language
eng
Summary
From valiant rescues to sorrowful disasters, the eastern shore of Long Island is home to a riveting collection of maritime lore. Since the mid-1600s, eastern Long Island's shoals, sandbars and assorted submerged hazards have caused many an unlucky vessel to become shipwrecked. The frequency of wrecks rose to a grim crescendo during the mid-nineteenth century as New York and New England peaked as shipping centers. Then came the dawn of the twentieth century and the arrival of advanced navigational aids. Although the number of wrecks declined, the high drama persisted as rumrunners and German submarines kept the coast humming with rumors and anticipation. In MAYDAY!, author Van R. Field painstakingly assembles a compendium of Long Island's most harrowing, amazing and notorious shipwrecks and ocean-going incidents
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Midwest
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Field, Van R
Dewey number
910.9163/46
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Shipwrecks
  • Coastwise shipping
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adult
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Mayday! : shipwrecks, tragedies & tales from Long Island's eastern shore, Van Field, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781625843784
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11508811
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remote
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11508811
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MWT11508811
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Mayday! : shipwrecks, tragedies & tales from Long Island's eastern shore, Van Field, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781625843784
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11508811
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11508811
System control number
MWT11508811
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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