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ISBN:0809255758
Author: Dan Perkes
ISBN13: 978-0809255757
Title: Twentieth-Century Shipwrecks: A Pictorial History (A Norback book)
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Language: English
Category: Transportation
Publisher: Contemporary Books; First American Edition edition (November 1, 1983)
Pages: 127

Twentieth-Century Shipwrecks: A Pictorial History (A Norback book) by Dan Perkes



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Photographs and drawings document shipwrecks, maritime rescue efforts, and salvage operations involving civilian and naval vessels