Shipwrecks in Paradise : An Informal Marine History of the Hawaiian Islands. 1st in dj.

By: GIBBS, Jim

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GIBBS, Jim. Shipwrecks in Paradise : An Informal Marine History of the Hawaiian Islands. (Seattle, WA): Superior Publishing Company, (1977). First Edition. Pp (6),7-183,(1). Double column. Large 8vo, blue cloth. A well-illustrated, though perhaps poorly titled, anecdotal account of some of the more stirring marine incidents to occur in waters adjacent to the Hawaiian islands, from age of sail shipwrecks to the Glomar Explorer's salvage of a Russian nuclear submarine in 1972. Chapters : 1. Born of the Sea; 2. The Early Shipwrecks; 3. Treachery; 4. Pirates and Buccaneers; 5. Come the Whaleships (pp.59-70); 6. Pioneer Island Commerce; 7. In Puffs [sic] the Steamers; 8. Trade Develops; 9. Sea Disasters Involving Death; 10. Lighthouses and Navigation Aids (pp.121-143); 11. Hawaiian Sampans; 12. Naval Proceedings and the Scars of Battle; 13. New Era, Same Problems. With bibliography and index.Vg in rubbed dj. 35.00

Title: Shipwrecks in Paradise : An Informal Marine History of the Hawaiian Islands. 1st in dj.

Author Name: GIBBS, Jim

Categories: 68,

Publisher: Superior Publishing Company, Seattle, WA, 1977, ISBN:0875642195:

Seller ID: 35447

Keywords: NAUTICAL PIRACY LIGHTHOUSES SHIPWRECKS HAWAII UNITED STATES AMERICAN SHIPPING HISTORY,