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Ship Of Gold In The Deep Blue Sea

Author : Gary Kinder
ISBN : 0007508395
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An extraordinary tale of history, maritime drama, heroic rescue, scientific ingenuity and individual courage, recounting death, danger and discovery on the high seas in the search for lost treasure.

Ship Of Gold In The Deep Blue Sea

Author : Gary Kinder
ISBN : 155584796X
Genre : Transportation
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Chronicles the final voyage of the SS Central America, as it sank off the Carolina coast in 1857, and explains the recent technology used to recover the ship and the twenty-one tons of gold that sank with it.

America S Lost Treasure

Author : Tommy Thompson
ISBN : 0871137321
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 60. 82 MB
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In more than 250 photographs, drawings, and illustrations, "America's Lost Treasure" chronicles the sinking and recovery of the "Central America", the subject of "The New York Times" bestseller "Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea".


Author : Keith Jessop
ISBN : 9780471045465
Genre : History
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The True Story of $100 Million in Lost Russian Gold -and One Man's Lifelong Quest to Recover It Keith Jessop and Neil Hanson "Outstanding, inspiring, and beautifully told. No true tale of the sea makes better reading."-Clive Cussler Here is the true tale of a small-time salvage diver, the crushing depths of the sea, and the richest prize ever found-$100 million in pure gold. Follow salvage diver Keith Jessop as he battles nature, governments, traitors, salvage monopolies, and, of course, lawyers to claim the grand prize of wrecks-the HMS Edinburgh. Filled with ten tons of Russian gold, the ship had been sought by many, but never found. Through unyielding determination, extraordinary physical prowess, and keen intelligence, Keith Jessop risks all to reach his final destination, and keeps readers on the edge of their seats.

Treasure Ship

Author : Dennis M. Powers
ISBN : 080652748X
Genre : History
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This gripping, entertaining story tells of the tragic 1865 sinking of the S.S. "Brother Jonathan," the century-long treasure hunt that led to the salvage of its priceless cargo, and the colorful characters that populate its history.

Eccentric Orbits

Author : John Bloom
ISBN : 9780802192820
Genre : Business & Economics
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In the early 1990s, Motorola, the legendary American technology company developed a revolutionary satellite system called Iridium that promised to be its crowning achievement. Light years ahead of anything previously put into space, and built on technology developed for Ronald Reagan’s “Star Wars,” Iridium’s constellation of 66 satellites in polar orbit meant that no matter where you were on Earth, at least one satellite was always overhead, and you could call Tibet from Fiji without a delay and without your call ever touching a wire. Iridium the satellite system was a mind-boggling technical accomplishment, surely the future of communication. The only problem was that Iridium the company was a commercial disaster. Only months after launching service, it was $11 billion in debt, burning through $100 million a month and crippled by baroque rate plans and agreements that forced calls through Moscow, Beijing, Fucino, Italy, and elsewhere. Bankruptcy was inevitable—the largest to that point in American history. And when no real buyers seemed to materialize, it looked like Iridium would go down as just a “science experiment.” That is, until Dan Colussy got a wild idea. Colussy, a former head of Pan-Am now retired and working on his golf game in Palm Beach, heard about Motorola’s plans to “de-orbit” the system and decided he would buy Iridium and somehow turn around one of the biggest blunders in the history of business. In Eccentric Orbits, John Bloom masterfully traces the conception, development, and launching of Iridium and Colussy’s tireless efforts to stop it from being destroyed, from meetings with his motley investor group, to the Clinton White House, to the Pentagon, to the hunt for customers in special ops, shipping, aviation, mining, search and rescue—anyone who would need a durable phone at the end of the Earth. Impeccably researched and wonderfully told, Eccentric Orbits is a rollicking, unforgettable tale of technological achievement, business failure, the military-industrial complex, and one of the greatest deals of all time.

Isaac S Storm

Author : Erik Larson
ISBN : 9780007292110
Genre : Floods
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Isaac Cline, a meteorologist in Galveston, was confident of his ability to predict the weather, but he wasn't prepared for the meteorological equivalent of The Big One which hit Galveston, which remains to this day the worst ever storm to hit America.

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