Shipping casualties resulting in total loss on the Great Lakes (from 1870 to 1970)
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Shipping casualties resulting in total loss on the Great Lakes (from 1870 to 1970)

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Published by s.n. in [s.l .
Written in English


  • Shipwrecks -- Great Lakes,
  • Great Lakes (North America) -- History

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StatementA. Winkelman.
LC ClassificationsF551 .W557, VK1271 W557
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p.
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20657346M

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