TITLE

CHAPTER TWELVE: THE DECADE OF THE GREAT WAR

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Taking the Sea: Perilous Waters, Sunken Ships, & the True Story ;2009, p221
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 12 of the book "Taking the Sea: Perilous Waters, Sunken Ships & the True Story of the Legendary Wrecker Captains" is presented. It focuses on the salvage operations of the Whitelaw Wrecking Co. during the decade of the Great War. One of them was the Japanese cruiser Asama which truck an uncharted, submerged rock in moderately heavy seas while steaming. The "San Diego Union" reported on February 18, 1915 that Japan had retained Captain T. P. H. Whitelaw to assist in the salvage of the wrecked Asama. But Whitelaw denied the report.
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36211844

 

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