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Salt Water Tales: The Strange and Tragic, Illustrated by Robert Parsons Salt Water Tales: The Strange and Tragic, Illustrated
Robert Parsons


Price: CDN$17.95
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ISBN 1-894294-79-3
6 x 9
paper
Approx 270 pages
2004
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Book Description
Salt Water Tales: The Strange and Tragic, Illustrated by Robert C. Parsons contains 130 years worth of misfortunes in the treacherous northwestern Atlantic, covering seventy-seven unusual calamities and strange events. This batch of tales - all new - goes back to the age of sail and steam to explore the fascinating world of wreck and rescue, heroism and tragedy.

Well-illustrated with photos, newspaper headlines, and maps and illustrations, Salt Water Tales, will be a valuable addition to the history and heritage of Atlantic Canada, especially Newfoundland and Labrador.

Over Forty True, Strange and Tragic Stories Span the Coast:
Cape Race and the Unique Wrecks
A Half-Man and a Half Boy of Trinity Bay
What They Saw Under Water
The Bickley Sails to the Oblivion
The "Cow, Bull and Calf" Equals Disaster
The Ships That Vanished
Extraordinary Tales of Endurance
Trepassey: Fire Touches the Dynamite
Two Women Trapped in an Overturned Boat
Abandoned and Almost Insane
No Lighthouse at the Cape Means Death
One Survivor on a Raft
When did they see Aboard the Miss Glenburnie?
Horror off the Coast
The Great Liners Meet Their Doom
Fire and Explosiong on Board
Lashed to the Masts
In the Middle of Nowhere
With Little Chance of Survival


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