shipwreck

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Salvage Beast

When massive ships sink, burn, fall apart or get stuck, their owners call Nick Sloane. His job: figure out how to save as much as he can.

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The Ghost of Shipwrecks Future

The author dives to the wreck of the Mohawk, where his uncle died in 1935.

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The Gales of November

The sole survivor of a 1966 shipwreck tells his tale.

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Sunk: The Incredible Truth About a Ship That Never Should Have Sailed

How the Bounty, a busted-up replica built in 1960 for the film Mutiny on the Bounty, ended up 100 miles out to sea during the height of Hurricane Sandy.

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Odyssey and the Lost Spanish Treasure

The international battle over 17 tons of coins discovered by an American deep-sea treasure hunting company.

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Another Night to Remember

The sinking of the Costa Concordia cruise ship.

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Everest at the Bottom of the Sea

In 1956, an ocean liner named the Andrea Doria sank off the coast of Cape Cod. Half a century later, deep-sea divers—the author included—were still risking their lives to explore it.