This is a true story of a shipwreck and treasure lost at sea. When a mystery wreck is discovered at Madman’s Corner, a remote area of Australia’s vast coast, maritime archaeologist set to work to unlock its secret. Their patient detective work uncovers the surprising story of the ship and its captain, and of a desperate episode in Australian history. Shipwreck at Madman’s Corner is both an exciting mystery and adventure story, but also provides accurate and fascinating detail on the work and processes involved with maritime archaeological and historical research.The discovery of the American ship Rapid, wrecked off Western Australia in 1811.
80 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 25 cm. #120322 9781920843465 (Previous ed. : Norwood, S. Aust. : Omnibus Books, 1999.)
Rapid (Ship) | Shipwrecks — Western Australia — Madman’s Corner — Underwater archaeology — Western Australia —
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