9780060929718

Expedition Whydah : The Story of the World's First Excavation of a Pirate Treasure Ship and the Man Who Found Her

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  • ISBN13:

    9780060929718

  • ISBN10:

    0060929715

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-11-11
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications
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Summary

A Captivating Account of the Golden Age of Piracy, the Search for Sunken Treasure, and the Business of Underwater Exploration Bored by his successful life and obsessed with a boyhood dream of lost pirate treasure, Barry Clifford began a quest for legendary pirate Black Sam Bellamy's ship Whydah, which had supposedly wrecked off the coast of Cape Cod more than two centuries ago. Ignoring claims that he was a fool and a dreamer, Clifford pressed on, until he unbelievable found the Whydah...and then the real story begins in a spellbinding story that will capture your imagination.

Table of Contents

BOOK I A MYTH AND A DREAM
The Stuff of Daydreams
3(9)
Dreaming the Dream
12(10)
Full Speed Ahead
22(4)
The Riches with the Guns
26(9)
Southack's Fruitless Search
35(6)
Pushpins and Hunches
41(6)
X Marks the Spot
47(5)
The Mel Fisher Show
52(6)
A Sahara of Sand
58(6)
Sage Advice
64(6)
A Free Prince in the Making
70(8)
The Sharks Circle
78(6)
The Rich and Adventurous
84(9)
BOOK II THE BIG TIME
A Crew with No Boat
93(10)
The Vast Explorer
103(7)
What Now?
110(13)
The First Season
123(11)
Wish You Were Here
134(8)
Iron and Gold
142(21)
Masters of Their Universe
163(10)
Name Unknown
173(13)
Cast-Iron Proof
186(13)
Boom and Bust
199(14)
Banned in Boston
213(8)
Bellamy's Shopping List
221(8)
BOOK III BACK TO BASICS
New Beginning
229(8)
A Near-Death Experience
237(9)
Jackpot
246(12)
Whydah's End
258(10)
The Ghosts of 1717
268(7)
First Blood, Again
275(8)
Willful, Wicked, Felonious
283(10)
Aesop's Tables
293(2)
``We've Got Wood!''
295(11)
Postscript 306(4)
Acknowledgments 310

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