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The ship, the Saint, and the sailor : the long search for the legendary Kad'yak  Cover Image Book Book

The ship, the Saint, and the sailor : the long search for the legendary Kad'yak / by Bradley G. Stevens, PhD.

Summary:

"A history and memoir about a scientist's discovery of Alaska's oldest shipwreck, following his research into the Russian-American history of the ship to decoding the ship captain's notes, and to his underwater discovery and adventures. The book follows the academic process involved in shipwreck recovery as well as the ensuing legal battles the author has with other members of the discovery team over who owns the wreck site."--Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781513261379
  • ISBN: 1513261371
  • ISBN: 9781513261386
  • ISBN: 151326138X
  • Physical Description: 278pages ; 22cm
  • Publisher: Berkeley : Graphic Arts Books, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
The ship -- The Saint -- The sinking -- Submarines and crab sex -- First looks -- A visit to Monk's Lagoon -- New directions -- Serendipity and revelation -- Hazards of the deep -- In search of the Kad'yak -- Discovering the Kad'yak -- The ship hits the fan -- Phantoms of the deep -- Exile in the Beltway -- Back in the saddle -- Ships and subterfuge -- Wetsuit/drysuit -- Surveying the Kad'yak -- A hard day's work underwater -- For what it's worth -- The loss of the Big Valley.
Subject: Underwater archaeology > Alaska > Spruce Island (Kodiak Island Borough)
Underwater exploration > Alaska > Spruce Island (Kodiak Island Borough)
Shipwrecks > Alaska > Spruce Island (Kodiak Island Borough)
Antiquities.
Shipwrecks.
Underwater archaeology.
Underwater exploration.
Kodiak Island Borough (Alaska) > Antiquities.
Alaska > History > To 1867.
Alaska.
Alaska > Kodiak Island Borough.
Alaska > Spruce Island (Kodiak Island Borough)
Genre: History.

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Homer Public Library AK 930.1028 STE (Text) 000148715 Alaskana -- Nonfiction Available -


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