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Misadventures of a Civil War submarine [electronic resource] : iron, guns, and pearls / James P. Delgado.

Author/Creator:
Delgado, James P.
Publication:
College Station, Tex. : Texas A&M University Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (314 p.)
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
Ed Rachal Foundation nautical archaeology series.
Ed Rachal Foundation nautical archaeology series
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Subjects:
Engineers -- United States -- Biography.
German Americans -- Biography.
Submersibles -- History.
Shipwrecks -- Panama -- Pearl Islands -- History -- 19th century.
Pearl industry and trade -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Pearl industry and trade -- Panama -- Pearl Islands -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations -- Submarine.
Sub Marine Explorer -- History.
Pacific Pearl Company -- History.
Kroehl, Julius, 1820-1867.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In 2001, while vacationing on Panama's Pacific coast, maritime archaeologist James P. Delgado came upon the hulk of a mysterious iron vessel, revealed by the ebbing tides in a small cove at Isla San Telmo. Local inquiries proved inconclusive: the wreck was described as everything from a sunken Japanese ""suicide"" submarine from World War II to a poison-laden ""craft of death"" that was responsible for the ruin of the pearl beds, decades before. His professional interest fully aroused, Delgado would go on to learn that the wreck was the remains of one of the first successfu
Contents:
Kleindeutschland
Americans discover the world below
Rivals beneath the river
A submarine engineer at war
The Pacific Pearl Company
Panama
Requiem
Archaeological examination of Sub Marine Explorer
Sub Marine Explorer's context, condition, and options
Appendix 1: Anatomy of Sub Marine Explorer
Appendix 2: W.W.W. Wood's report on Sub Marine Explorer
Appendix 3: Inventory of the personal effects of Julius Kroehl, 1867.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-280-77240-9
9786613683175
1-60344-381-9
OCLC:
794240616