Expedition Whydah : the story of the world's first excavation of a pirate treasure ship and the man who found her / Barry Clifford with Paul Perry
Book | Cliff Street Books | 1999 | First edition.

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Edition
First edition.
Description
viii, 311 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents
Myth and a dream: Stuff of daydreams -- Dreaming the dream-- Full speed ahead -- Riches with the guns -- Southack's fruitless search -- Pushpins and hunches -- X marks the spot -- Mel Fisher show -- Sahara of sand -- Sage advice -- Free prince in the making -- Sharks circle -- Rich and adventurous -- Big time: Crew with no boat -- Vast explorer -- What now? -- First season -- Wish you were here -- Iron and gold -- Masters of their universe -- Name unknown -- Cast-iron proof -- Boom and bust -- Banned in Boston -- Bellamy's shopping list -- Back to basics: New Beginning -- Near-death experience -- Jackpot -- Whydah's end -- Ghosts of 1717 -- First blood, again -- Willful, wicked, felonious -- Aesop's tables -- "We've got wood!" -- Postscript.
Summary
Chronicles the author's life-long quest to find and salvage the priceless cargo of the pirate ship Whydah, which sank off the shores of Cape Cod in 1717.
Study Program
Accelerated Reader AR UG 8.5 19.0 35181.
Subject
Added Author
ISBN
0060192321
9780060192327
0060929715
9780060929718
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