Ghost Ship of Diamond Shoals: The Mystery of the Carroll A. Deering

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UNC Press Books, Apr 1, 2005 - History - 256 pages
In the misty dawn of January 31, 1921, a Coast Guardsman on watch at the Cape Hatteras Life-Saving Station sighted a mighty five-masted schooner, all sails set, wrecked on the treacherous Diamond Shoals. Rescuers rushed to the ship, but when they arrived

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Contents

THE SHOALS
1
THE SHIP
33
THE SEARCH AND BEYOND
69
EPILOGUE
215
CHRONOLOGY
225
FROM THE DECK LOGS OF THE LIGHT VESSELS AT FRYING PAN SHOALS LOOKOUT SHOALS AND DIAMOND SHOALS JANUARY 233...
231
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
235
ILLUSTRATION CREDITS
239
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Bland Simpson's books include Into the Sound Country, The Mystery of Beautiful Nell Cropsey, and The Great Dismal. A member of the Tony Award-winning Red Clay Ramblers, Simpson has collaborated on such musicals as King Mackerel & The Blues Are Running, Kudzu, and the Broadway hit Fool Moon. He teaches creative writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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