Great Atlantic Adventures. Second Printing in dustjacket

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

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SNOW, Edward Rowe. Great Atlantic Adventures. New York : Dodd, Mead, (Copyright 1970). Second Printing. Pp (6),vii-xii,(4),3-272,(2) + 16 pages of plates. 8vo, green cloth. Edward Rowe Snow (b. August 22, 1902 Winthrop, Massachusetts - d. April 10, 1982 Boston). New England's most prolific and diverse popular marine writer offers another volume of salty tales: shipwrecks at Boston and Bermuda; the sinking of the Andrea Doria; the Queen Mary's sinking of HMS Curacao, etc. Part I: Boston and the Northeast. Chapters : 1. Pilgrim Rock and Plymouth Rock; 2. Mystery Man of the Neponset [Sir Christopher Gardiner]; 3. Thomas Macy, the Exile; 4. The Nahant Cannon; 5. The Moxie Tragedy; 6. Perth Amboy [an American tug and its barges attacked by a U-boat on July 21, 1918]; 7. Murder at Middle Brewster; 8. The Triple Storms of 1969; 9. The Storm of 1898; 10. Under Boston Harbor; 11. Robert E. Lee [the 1928 stranding of this steamer on Mary Ann Rocks]; 12. Cape Cod's Crumbling Cliffs; 13. The Pirate Craft and the Kadosh; 14. On the Marsh; 15. A Marshfield Ghost; 16. The Battle of Chelsea Creek. Part II: Atlantic Tales. Chapters : 1. The Queen Mary Sinks a Cruiser (pp.121-9); 2. Margaret ReturnsHome; 3. Derelicts; 4. Andrea Doria Again; 5. Dogs of the Atlantic [includ es several Newfoundland dogs] (pp.149-169); 6. Barratry on the Franklin. Part III: Bermuda Treasure. Chapters : 1. Lusher the Unfortunate; 2. San Antonio; 3. Russell Pearman; 4. A Lady of Bermuda; 5. Robert Repose; 6. John Davenport; 7. Teddy Tucker; 8. Harry Cox. Part IV: Adventures at Bermuda. Chapters : 1. Wreck of the Bonaventura [1593]; 2. A Shipwreck of 780; 3. Madiana; 4. The Mail Steamer Curlew; 5. The Sea Devil; 6. Bermuda's 1915 Wreck [Pollokshields]; 7. The La Plata, Which Never Reached Bermuda; 8. Ship of Skeletons. With index. Vg in vg unclipped dj. 25.00

Title: Great Atlantic Adventures. Second Printing in dustjacket

Author Name: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1970, ISBN:0396062563:

Seller ID: 74725

Keywords: NAUTICAL DOGS AMERICAN SHIPPING HISTORY BOSTON BERMUDA SHIPWRECKS MASSACHUSETTS,