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Shipwrecks Off the East Coast

Harrowing Tales of Rescue and Disaster

By Carmel Vivier

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Shipwrecks Off the East Coast tells the stories of nine ill-fated vessels as they navigated the often treacherous waters of the Atlantic region. Among them: the wreck of the SS Atlantic, only miles from safety in Halifax, where 562 people perished, including all women and children aboard but one solitary boy; the dramatic sinking of the SS Caribou, destroyed by a German U-boat's torpedo off the coast of Newfoundland, with 135 lives lost; the famous sinking of the sailing vessel Marco Polo just ninety metres offshore of PEI; and the Royal Tar, whose passengers included a full complement of circus animals and performers, which was engulfed by fire and abandoned by her chief crew members.

Carmel Vivier is an author and journalist living near Saint John, New Brunswick. Her writing, which has been published in magazines in Canada and the United States, covers topics in a number of fields, including history, business, law, photojournalism, and travel and tourism.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 128 pages
Publication Date: 29th March 2017
ISBN: 9781459504738
Format: 8.5in x 5.5in

Binding: Electronic book text, 128 pages
Publication Date: 1st May 2017
ISBN: 9781459504745
Format: EPUB
b&w interior illustrations

BISAC Code:  HIS006000, HIS006010, HIS006020, HIS027150, TRA006010
Imprint: Formac


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