TITLE

CHAPTER EIGHT: FAILURES FOLLOW ACCOMPLISHMENT

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Taking the Sea: Perilous Waters, Sunken Ships, & the True Story ;2009, p147
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 8 of the book "Taking the Sea: Perilous Waters, Sunken Ships & the True Story of the Legendary Wrecker Captains" is presented. It looks at some of the ship salvaging operations of Captain Tom Whitelaw, its successes and failures. One is the San Pedro ship which ran onto Brotchie Ledge, a submerged reef in the Strait of San Juan de Fuca. Being hired by the Southern Pacific Co., Captain Whitelaw planned to use multiple pontoons to raise the vessel. Another ship handled by Whitelaw's company was the City of New York.
ACCESSION #
36211840

 

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