Texas Shipwrecks (Images of America) by Mark Lardas PDF

By Mark Lardas

The Texas beach and offshore waters are flat, shallow, featureless, and packed with shoals. Texas waters are subjected to severe climate, not only hurricanes and tropical storms but in addition northers and seasonal gales. This, mixed with centuries of naval struggle off Texas waters, produced many shipwrecks of every type, from Spanish treasure fleets to uncomplicated operating boats. The ships of pirates, navies, cotton investors, immigrants, fishermen, and oil shippers line the Texas coast, conceal the ocean backside off Texas, and blanket the ground of Texas rivers. every one destroy has a narrative, romantic or repellent, prosaic or strange, yet all intriguing.

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By Mark Lardas

The Texas beach and offshore waters are flat, shallow, featureless, and packed with shoals. Texas waters are subjected to severe climate, not only hurricanes and tropical storms but in addition northers and seasonal gales. This, mixed with centuries of naval struggle off Texas waters, produced many shipwrecks of every type, from Spanish treasure fleets to uncomplicated operating boats. The ships of pirates, navies, cotton investors, immigrants, fishermen, and oil shippers line the Texas coast, conceal the ocean backside off Texas, and blanket the ground of Texas rivers. every one destroy has a narrative, romantic or repellent, prosaic or strange, yet all intriguing.

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