Taking the Sea: Perilous Waters, Sunken Ships, and the True Story of the Legendary Wrecker Captains
By Dennis Powers
Published: September 6, 2011.
This book showcases the heart-beating salvages and “wondrous death-defying finales” (Kirkus Reviews) by the important wreckers. Readers will see how innovation marched to change the maritime world, and as the most acclaimed wrecker, Captain T.P.H. Whitelaw, observed: “A terrible, always hungry monster, with long white teeth is the sea. A smiling witch one day—a monster the next.”