Shipwrecks and Other Maritime Disasters of the Maine Coast (Paperback)

Shipwrecks and Other Maritime Disasters of the Maine Coast By Taryn Plumb Cover Image
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Description


With its incessant fogs and infamously craggy coast, Maine has long been a bane of mariners. Scores of vessels and countless lives have been lost on its rocky shores. Explore the tragic history of shipwrecks in Maine, focusing on a dozen or so of the most interesting and weaving in tales of pirates, lost treasure, violent storms, and other disasters. Maine's role in shipbuilding is legendary, and the history of vessels meeting their demise here is equally compelling.

About the Author


Taryn Plumb is a freelance writer and former Boston Globe correspondent whose topics have ranged from ghosts and goblins to the intricacies of finance (which subject frightens you more?). Based outside of Portland, she has always had a fascination with the paranormal. She is also the author of the Down East Books titles, Haunted Maine Lighthouses and New England UFOs.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781608937240
ISBN-10: 1608937240
Publisher: Down East Books
Publication Date: March 1st, 2021
Pages: 184
Language: English