9781551090962

Sable Island Shipwrecks : Disaster and Survival at the North Atlantic Graveyard

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  • ISBN13:

    9781551090962

  • ISBN10:

    1551090961

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-09-01
  • Publisher: Natl Book Network
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Summary

Over 300 ships have gone down on Sable Island. The first known wreck was in 1583. This best selling book tells the stories of disaster, danger, rescue and survival.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
A Rash Nobleman, A Cool Pirate, and an Unsolved Mystery
1(14)
Destroyer of Ships and Haven of Wild Horses
15(14)
Meeting Spot of Privateers, Fishermen and Unfortunate Others
29(11)
The Impact of Sinking Ships and Mounting Tragedy
40(13)
The Loss and Gain of the Hannah and Eliza
53(13)
A Plethora of Shipwrecks
66(11)
The Triumphs of Joseph Darby
77(12)
A Season of Growlers at Sable Island
89(10)
A Pair of Villains, An Angel, and the East End Station
99(16)
Women and Children First---Unfortunately
115(12)
Gross Inefficiency or Worse
127(14)
A Lone Survivor
141(12)
Grace Darling, the Rocket Apparatus, and the Destruction of Sable Island
153(19)
The End of an Era and the Beginning of a New Age
172(11)
Notes 183(10)
Index 193

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