Lost Warships: Great Shipwrecks of Naval History - James P. DelgadoConway Maritime, 2001, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
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This book reviews what archaeologists have learned about lost warships. It is an archaeological tour through an imaginary museum of those ships. Some of the wrecks, and their stories, have been featured in the featured in the popular media. The stories of Vasa, Hunley, USS Monitor, USS Arizona, Mary Rose, the Nydam ship or the lost Mongol fleet of Kublai Khan are just a few of the warships to "surface" through television or in magazines like Naval History or National Geographic. For most people, the stories end there. But for archaeologists and other students of the past, archaeology is more than just the initial discovery. 190pp. Index. Size: 4to Medium (11½" x 9" approx.)
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