GREAT LAKES SHIPWRECKS

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cover Great Lakes Shipwrecks and Survivals. ~ Usually ships in 24 hours

William. Ratigan, William Ratigan / Paperback / Published 1960
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Wreck of Edmund Fitzgerald Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald
by Frederick Stonehouse
The S. S. Edmund Fitzgerald, in the early evening of November 10, 1975, disappeared during a heavy snow storm on Lake Superior.  Her captain and crew of 28 men are still listed as "missing."  Why wasn't there a distress signal?  What could have happened so quickly?
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Softbound, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", 228 pages, historical photos, maps, illustrations and underwater photos.  Item #AB050, ISBN 0-932212-84-0 

Dangerous Coast Dangerous Coast
by Frederick Stonehouse and Daniel R. Fountain
New! Tells the maritime history of one of the most shipwreck-strewn areas in the Great Lakes: Superior's Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.
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Softbound, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", 244 pages, GPS/Loran coordinates, 58 photos.  Item #AB93X ISBN 0-932212-93-X

GHOST SHIPS, GALES & FORGOTTEN TALES Ghost Ships, Gales and Forgotten Tales
by Wes Oleszewski
Regional Best Seller! Each of the stories contained in this book are a narrative of an actual occurrence, thrilling drama of the ordeal and the tragedy of the losses are real and need no exaggeration. The tales here will be of the obscure events that have been under-reported, or forgotten altogether. 
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Softbound, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", 212 pages, historical photos and maps.  Item #AB832, ISBN 0-932212-83-2

MYSTERIES AND HISTORIES-SHIP WRECKS OF THE GREAT LAKES         Mysteries and Histories of the Great Lakes
by Wes Oleszewski
New! For those of use who are compelled to peek into history of distant vessels and the people who have sailed them, the lakes are a giant  treasure chest of history and sometimes mystery.
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Softbound, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", 312 pages. historical photos and maps.  Item #AB921 ISBN 0-932212-92-1

Ice Water Museum Ice Water Museum-FORGOTTEN GREAT LAKES SHIPWRECKS
by Wes Oleszewski
Wes continues his painstaking research of Great Lakes tragedy and stories of heroism.  Don't miss this view of the exhibits of the Ice Water Museum
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Softbound, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", 192 pages, photographs, maps and illustrations.  Item #AB786 ISBN 0-932212-78-6

Stormy Seas Stormy Seas : Triumphs and Tragedies of Great Lakes Ships
by Wes Oleszewski
Re-experience the violent storms that took down so many ships.  Tales of perilous and often fatal journeys on the Great Lakes.
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Softbound, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", 185 pages, historical photos and maps.  Item #AB670 ISBN 0-932212-67-0

SOUNDS OF DISASTER-GREAT LAKES SHIPWRECKS    Sounds of Disaster : Great Lakes Shipwrecks-
by Wes Oleszewski
Accurate, historical reconstruction of Great Lakes maritime disasters that sent hardworking lakers to their ice water graves.  Many overlooked and less publicized shipwrecks and accounts of heroism.
$11.95


Softbound, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", 136 pages, beautiful historical photos.  Item #AB76X ISBN 0-932212-76-X

cover Haunted Lakes : Great Lakes Ghost Stories, Superstitions and Sea Serpents

Frederick Stonehouse / Paperback / Published 1997
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cover Eastern Great Lakes Lighthouses : Ontario, Erie, and Huron (Lighthouse Series (Globe Pequot Pr)) ~ Ships in 2-3 days

Bruce Roberts (Photographer), Ray Jones / Paperback / Published 1996
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cover Paddle-To-The-Sea (Sandpiper Books)

~ A young Indian boy carves a canoe and travels through the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean. The text and pictures provide an excellent geographical and historical picture of the region

Holling C. Holling, Clancy Holling / Paperback / Published 1980
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Lakeland Boating Ports O' Call Lake Michigan Vol 1 ~ Marge Beaver, et al / Spiral-bound / Published 1995 Our Price: $44.95

Lakeland Boating magazine, your guide to the Great Lakes, has compiled the definitive cruising resource for Great Lakes boaters. With full-color aerials and charts for every harbor on the lake, these guides are an indispensible fount of information. You'll be privy to the latest word on marinas, restaurants, attractions, activities and important boater amenities in each port--all presented in an attractive, well-organized design. You'll also get a feel for the personality of each harbor, making it easier to plan your next destination. Nobody knows the Great Lakes like Lakeland Boating ... and there is no one better to help you plan your next Great Lakes cruise.

cover Bonfires & Beacons : Great Lakes Lighthouses ~ Usually ships in 24 hours

Larry Wright, Patricia Wright / Hardcover / Published 1997

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This is a beautiful choice for lovers of the seashore, worth picking up for the photos alone. Featuring 43 of the 350 lighthouses on the Great Lakes, it includes interesting stories of wrecks and rescues, lights and lighthouse keepers--some of whom had to climb to the top of a 98-foot tower every six hours to fuel the light with kerosene.
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Lake Michigan Shipwrecks : South Haven to Grand Haven ~ Kit Lane / Paperback / Published 1997
Our Price: $15.50
From the Back Cover
Shoal beaches, unpredictable river channels and a scarcity of harbors make the southeast coast of Lake Michigan its own sort of challenge to Great Lakes sailors. From its first recorded history to the prsent day more than 200 boats have wrecked in the 46 miles of shore between South Haven and Grand Haven in Michigan. Some have been rescued to sail again, others have found a permanent home on the sandy beaches or in the off shore waters. Most of their stories are told as they were recorded in newspapers of the day, on life saving sttion reports, or later written down by the participants themselves, retaining the excitement and often tragedy, of the event as it unfolded.
Chicago's North Shore Shipwrecks ~ Usually ships in 24 hours

Mark S. Braun / Paperback / Published 1992
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Lake Michigan : A True Book (True Book) ~ Usually ships in 2-3 days

Ann Armbruster / School & Library Binding / Published 1996
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Lake Michigan : A True Book (True Book) ~ Usually ships in 2-3 days

Ann Armbruster / Paperback / Published 1997
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End of an Era : The Last of the Great Lakes Steamboats ~ Ships in 2-3 days

David Plowden / Hardcover / Published 1992
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Shipwreck of the Mesquite : Death of a Coast Guard Cutter ~ Usually ships in 24 hours

Frederick Stonehouse / Paperback / Published 1991
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The Captain and the Widow (Great Lakes Romances ; 2)

Donna Winters / Paperback / Published 1990
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Built on the banks of the Kalamazoo ~ Usually ships in 24 hours

Kit Lane / Unknown Binding
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Chicora : lost on Lake Michigan ~ Usually ships in 24 hours

Kit Lane / Unknown Binding
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Steaming Through Smoke and Fire 1871; True Stories of Shipwreck and Disaster on the Great Lakes ~ Ships in 2-3 days

James L. Donahue / Paperback / Published 1997
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