The SEA HUNTERS by Clive; Dirgo, Craig Cussler

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Clive Cussler is a collector of automobiles and, like his character Dirk Pitt, lives a life of adventure discovering and collecting things of historical significance. He has a record of finding over 60 shipwrecks and has lead expeditions to gold mines. Cussler is the author of many adventure novels which titles include "Mediterranean Caper" (1973), "Night Probe" (1981), "Treasure" (1988), "Shock Wave" (1996), and "Atlantis Found" (1999). Cussler is the Chairman of NUMA (National Underwater & Marine Agency), a non-profit group which he himself began. He is also a fellow of the Explorers Club, which awarded him the Lowell Thomas Award for outstanding underwater exploration, the Royal Geographical Society and the American Society of Oceanographers. Craig Dirgo has co-written or contributed to several bestselling books with author Clive Cussler. He has also been Special Projects director on many underwater expeditions with the National Underwater & Marine Agency. He is currently a trustee of the NUMA.
 
Published January 1, 1996 by Simon & Schuster. 368 pages
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, War, Literature & Fiction, Professional & Technical, Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Education & Reference, Travel. Non-fiction

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The creator of the immensely popular series of marine and underwater adventures starring Dirk Pitt (Valhalla Rising, 2001, etc.) returns with a sequel to his nonfiction Sea Hunters (1996).

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Also worth the price of admission is the author's antic log of his close encounters with French officialdom while tracking the hulk of the Leopoldville, an Allied troop transport torpedoed off Cherbourg on Christmas Eve, 1994.

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In the winning seventh entry in the Oregon Files nautical adventure series from bestseller Cussler and Du Brul (after Corsair ), Juan Cabrillo, the heroic skipper of the Oregon , a state-of-the-art warship disguised as a tramp steamer, faces a multitude of difficulties and challenges.

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Well known for his series of action adventure novels starring Dirk Pitt, Cussler is also the founder of the nonprofit National Underwater and Marine Agency, a group that searches for shipwrecks of historical significance.

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The novelist recounts his 12 most remarkable underwater shipwreck discoveries.

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In addition to the terrific underwater scenes, Delgado and his crew also look at the history of these lost ships, including the Carpathia (which picked up many of the Titanic survivors), Czar Nicholas II's ironclad Rusalka, and even two U.S. Naval airships, the Akron and Macon.

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history, adventure and humor --- enlightening and entertaining ---.

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Sea adventure novelist Clive Cussler is as highly regarded for his efforts to hunt and find real shipwrecks (see THE SEA HUNTERS) as he is for his exciting NUMA books that are far from the Pitts.

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It was fortunate – or unfortunate as the case may be for Geoffrey Pike – that his invention never came to fruition because the war ended long before his islands could be completed.

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