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By James Hamilton-Paterson

James Hamilton-Paterson describes Three Miles Down (first released in 1998) as 'the account of a treasure hunt in 1995 which I joined because the expedition's chronicler. a bunch of Britons had chartered the Russian oceanographic send, the Mstislav Keldysh, to appear for the wrecks of 2 vessels sunk within the Atlantic within the moment global War... either have been imagined to be wearing cargoes of gold.' For the writer the adventure used to be to carry domestic all 'the feelings and functional technicalities of the quest section of marine salvage.'
'[Hamilton-Paterson's] unfolding of the tale and his deft sketching of a few strange personalities grips just like the thin hand of the traditional Mariner.' Scotsman
'He proves to be a chronicler of the intrigue between a workforce of strangers, a fount of lore approximately wrecks and deep-sea exploration, and a marvellous witness to the lightless wonders of profound depths.' Outside

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By James Hamilton-Paterson

James Hamilton-Paterson describes Three Miles Down (first released in 1998) as 'the account of a treasure hunt in 1995 which I joined because the expedition's chronicler. a bunch of Britons had chartered the Russian oceanographic send, the Mstislav Keldysh, to appear for the wrecks of 2 vessels sunk within the Atlantic within the moment global War... either have been imagined to be wearing cargoes of gold.' For the writer the adventure used to be to carry domestic all 'the feelings and functional technicalities of the quest section of marine salvage.'
'[Hamilton-Paterson's] unfolding of the tale and his deft sketching of a few strange personalities grips just like the thin hand of the traditional Mariner.' Scotsman
'He proves to be a chronicler of the intrigue between a workforce of strangers, a fount of lore approximately wrecks and deep-sea exploration, and a marvellous witness to the lightless wonders of profound depths.' Outside

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