Great Lakes shipwrecks & survivals. by William Ratigan

Cover of: Great Lakes shipwrecks & survivals. | William Ratigan

Published by Eerdmans in Grand Rapids .

Written in English

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  • Shipwrecks -- Great Lakes

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Book details

SeriesHis Great Lakes panorama
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF551 R3
The Physical Object
Pagination298p.
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14296067M

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