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Dangerous Coast: Shipwrecks of Pictured Rocks

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Paperback, 248 pages
Published April 1st 1997 by Avery Color Studios
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John P
Oct 09, 2015 John P rated it it was ok
Dangerous Coast, aside from an opening introductory section and a closing section on lighthouses, consists primarily of a list, of sorts, of shipwrecks along the Pictured Rocks and nearby adjacent areas.

I would have liked the book more if the incident descriptions were more consistent in their descriptions listing, perhaps, the ship specs, history, primary incident, and final disposition (assuming the ship survived the primary incident) in always the same order.

The writing style is somewhat stil
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Frederick Stonehouse has authored over thirty books on maritime history, many of them focusing on the Great Lakes and contributed to several others. The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald and Great Lakes Lighthouse Tales are regional best sellers. Wreck Ashore, the U.S. Life-Saving Service on the Great Lakes, won a national publishing award and is the predominant work on the subject. Another book, Hau ...more
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