Category Archives: Wreckmaster

Mutiny on the Bounty Leaves Remains of Perilous Voyage

Countless books and films have featured Mutiny on the Bounty, the provocative 18th century saga of a harsh captain and his rebellious crew aboard an English ship. Based on a novel by Charles Nordhoff and James Hall, the story follows more »

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This Post is for Wreck Nuts Only!

Wreck Nuts? Perhaps that’s not a very tactful way to coin it. Maybe we might call ourselves wreck radicals, enthusiasts, or better still, aficionados. Well, you get the picture. We know who we are. Shipwrecks are our passion. Some of more »

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Titanic: 100th Anniversary and New Theories

When the Titanic was discovered in 1985 cries went up to “salvage it,” but it was too late. Clive Cussler had already done it nine years earlier in a bold adventure thriller, Raise the  Titanic, one of several early best more »

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Searching For Pirate Treasure Ships in the National Archives

To know the “Fizz,” an audacious adventurer who takes friends on enterprising endeavors with unpredictable outcomes, is to love him. He’s Captain Carl “Fizz” Fismer, a highly regarded and successful treasure salvor who makes his home in Tavernier, Florida, when more »

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Presidential Yacht Sunk Off Assateague Island, Virginia

Would you be interested in joining me on a search for the presidential yacht, Despatch, sunk off Assateague Island, Virginia? I’ve been thinking about this for years. I would need someone with a boat, someone who has side scan sonar more »

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Unhappy Holiday for Christmas Tree Wreck

December is a fitting time for me to respond to a reader’s question about Lake Michigan’s Christmas Tree Wreck. Can you imagine one’s shock and chagrin upon learning of the loss of an entire crew and ship’s cargo of more more »

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