Ship of gold in the deep blue sea
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New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 1998.
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507 pages : ill. ; 24 cm.
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September 1875. With nearly six hundred passengers returning from the California Gold Rush, the side-wheel steamer SS Central America encountered a violent storm and sank two hundred miles off the Carolina coast. More than four hundred lives and twenty-one tons of gold were lost. It was a tragedy lost in legend for more than a century-until a brilliant young engineer named Tommy Thompson set out to find the wreck. Driven by scientific curiosity and resentful of the term "treasure hunt," Thompson searched the deep-ocean floor using historical accounts, cutting-edge sonar technology, and an underwater robot of his own design. Navigating greedy investors, impatient crewmembers, and a competing salvage team, Thompson finally located the wreck in 1989 and sailed into Norfolk with her recovered treasure: gold coins, bars, nuggets, and dust, plus steamer trunks filled with period clothes, newspapers, books, and journals. A great American adventure story, Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea is also a fascinating account of the science, technology, and engineering that opened Earth's final frontier.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Kinder, G. (1998). Ship of gold in the deep blue sea. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press.

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Kinder, Gary. 1998. Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press.

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Kinder, Gary, Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1998.

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Kinder, Gary. Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1998. Print.

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