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7 edition of Shipwrecks at the Golden Gate found in the catalog.

Shipwrecks at the Golden Gate

by James Degado

  • 196 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Lexikos .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • California,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • San Francisco,
  • San Francisco Bay Area,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • Shipwrecks,
  • Transportation,
  • United States - State & Local,
  • History / United States / State & Local,
  • Transportation / Ships & Shipbuilding / History,
  • United States - State & Local - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8417019M
    ISBN 100938530496
    ISBN 109780938530497
    OCLC/WorldCa21022979

      A shipwreck that killed 16 passengers in has been rediscovered under the Golden Gate Bridge – a find that allows history to be relived and a .   Maritime Detectives Find Shipwrecks in “Graveyard” Off Golden Gate Bridge, Gulf of Farallones By Lisa Fernandez • Published Septem • .

      NOAA Team Finds Shipwreck Of The 'Titanic Of The Golden Gate': The Two-Way In , the SS City of Rio de Janeiro went down in thick fog at . C.E.D.A.M. (Conservation, Echology, Diving, Archaeology and Museums), a museum on the commercial plaza of Puerto Aventuras, Mexico, has built a replica model of the SS Golden Gate-- and written a book about the shipwreck. (Puerto Aventuras is located 1 hour drive south of Cancun, 18 kilometers south of Playa del Carmen and 26 kilometers north.

    America's oldest Chinatown comes alive in stunning photos of its people and places. Following his award-winning book on San Francisco's Mission District, Dick Evans turns his attention to Chinatown, the fifth of a square mile that attracts more tourists than the Golden Gate Bridge but where the median household income is a quarter of the citywide average.   The SS Tennessee was a passenger steamship aiming for the Golden Gate on a foggy morning in Captain E. Mellus missed San Francisco and .


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Shipwrecks at the Golden Gate is an excellent resource for those seeking information on the history of San Francisco. Often overlooked in the history books, maritime history is an important topic for studying the history of the West as well and is connection to the hardy seafarers of New England who traded around the world/5(5).

Shipwrecks at the Golden Gate: A History of Vessel Losses from Duxbury Reef to Mussel Rock by James P. Delgado () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(5).

Shipwrecks at the Golden Gate is an excellent resource for those seeking information on the history of San Francisco. Often overlooked in the history books, maritime history is an important topic for studying the history of the West as well and is connection to the hardy seafarers of New England who traded around the world/5.

Shipwrecks at the Golden Gate by James Delgado, January 1,Lexikos edition, Hardcover in EnglishPages: Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Shipwrecks at the Golden Gate: A History of Vessel Losses from Duxbury Reef to Mussel Rock at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(5).

Today we are reminded of past shipwrecks through geographic place names that still exist today. Such places as Caspars Reef, Windermer Point, Franconia Bay, Noonday Rock, Tennessee Cove, Duxbury Reef, and to the south of the Golden Gate Colorado Reef, Pigeon Point, and Franklin Point are all named for shipwrecks.

The shipwreck was the highest loss of life at the Golden Gate, and both the captain (who went down with the ship) and pilot (who survived) were found guilty of gross negligence. The boat was the S.S. Golden Gate, one of the fastest paddle steam ships on the West Coast.

The S.S. Golden Gate held the record for the trip of 11 days and four hours for its first four years on the route () averaging a speed of 12 knots. She carried passengers and crew along with a reported million in gold. On September 8,seven US Navy destroyers rammed into jagged rocks on the California coast.

Twenty-three sailors died that night. Five years earlier, the Canadian Pacific passenger ship Princess Sophia steamed into Vanderbilt Reef in Alaska's Lynn Canal. When she sank, she took people to their deaths.

From San Francisco's fog-bound Golden Gate to the stormy Inside Passage of. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm: Contents: Wrecks of the Farallon Islands and the main ship channel --Wrecks on Ocean Beach --Shipwrecks of the San Francisco Headlands and the Golden Gate --Shipwrecks on the Marin coast --Wrecks at Duxbury Reef and Bolinas Point --Conclusion.

Beyond the Golden Gate: A Maritime History of California is the first book-length treatment of California's connection to the sea. Noted maritime historian Timothy Lynch looks at the history of the Golden State through the prism of the maritime world: how the region developed and how indigenous people interacted with the marine ecosystem.

Wrecks of the Farallon Islands and the main ship channel -- Wrecks on Ocean Beach -- Shipwrecks of the San Francisco Headlands and the Golden Gate -- Shipwrecks on the Marin coast -- Wrecks at Duxbury Reef and Bolinas Point -- Conclusion Includes bibliographical references (pages ).

The thick fog outside the Golden Gate has been known to cause sailing problems for centuries. James Delgado and stephen Haller discuss every wreck from the Farallones to Duxbury Reef in this informative and sometimes unbelievable book.

1 of 12 Multi-beam sonar profile view of shipwreck SS City of Chester. Red imagery represents highest profile of the shipwreck off the seafloor. its way under the Golden Gate Bridge on. Delgado, who has written a book on Golden Gate shipwrecks and is a noted expert on marine archaeology, said there are more than wrecks in the deep waters of.

Buy Shipwrecks at Golden Gate by Pub Lexikos, Stephen Haller, James P Delgado, PhD online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The SS Golden Gate: built inburned in off Manzanillo, Mexico-- C.E.D.A.M. (Conservation, Echology, Diving, Archaeology and Museums), a museum on the commercial plaza of Puerto Aventuras, Mexico, has built a replica model of the SS Golden Gate-- and written a book about the shipwreck.

(Puerto Aventuras is located 1 hour drive south. A 19th-century shipwreck near the Golden Gate Bridge was just discovered (again) according to Michael D.

White’s book “Shipwrecks of the looking out at the Golden Gate Bridge and the. Since his San Francisco days, Delgado has explored many shipwrecks, including diving down Currently Reading.

Life is one shipwreck after another / Explorer to talk about sunken boats in S.F. The King Philip is one of about shipwrecks around the Golden Gate, but this one has the habit of resurfacing every so often.

Haller says El. Recently, NOAA began its own search for the City of Rio as part of a two-year project to document the roughly shipwrecks in and around the Golden Gate .Discover The Shipwrecks at Land's End in San Francisco, California: A ship graveyard - 3 still visible at low tide.

The one-time watch house for incoming ships at the Golden Gate now.In the waters off San Francisco Bay in the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary lie hundreds of mysteries. In the waters near the entrance to the Golden Gate, there are an estimated shipwrecks – just waiting to be discovered.

These shipwrecks span a broad time range, from the late s to modern times, and can serve as important archaeological sites.