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Noteworthy Maritime books and authors:
Richard Hyman, author of Frogmen The True Story of My Journeys with Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the Crew of Calypso
In his personal account of SCUBA diving with Jacques Cousteau, Richard Hyman takes us behind the scenes with Cousteau’s diving team, inside the legendary ship Calypso, and under the sea to some of the world’s most breathtaking underwater SCUBA diving locations.
Terry Dwyer, author of Wreck Hunter The Quest for Lost Shipwrecks
There are over 10,000 known shipwrecks off the coast of Nova Scotia, this book explores why there are so many, where they are located and how to go about finding them. Learn about the latest in cutting edge technology and high tech sophisticated electronic equipment that is used to find shipwrecks. Enter the mysterious world of the shipwreck diver and learn about the emerging and fascinating business of shipwreck exploration. In a clear and easy style, the author educates the reader in stories of shipwrecks, and the skills, techniques and technology used by the modern day wreck hunters to find them. He shares a wealth of knowledge and personal tips on how to research, locate and document shipwrecks and he brings the reader up to date on the current laws and regulations .
Diving Shops and Information:
Cannon Beach Treasure Co., Owned and operated by Robert and April Knecht, who are both historians, jewelry artists and treasure hunters. They offer rare coins, jewlery and homemade nautical seals.
Fred Devine Diving and Salvage Company:
Fred Devine Diving & Salvage Company has been a leader in,diving and construction since 1913. Our specialties include salvage, wreck removal,high capacity and heavy oil pumping, underwater inspections of vessels and structures, underwater repair, environmental dredging and sampling, receiving and delivery of ship stores. We offer a full array of underwater marine services, including video documentation, welding, cutting, hull cleaning, propeller polishing, environmental surveys and general ship husbandry.
The Maritime Heritage Project
16 Years Passengers, Ships, Captains. The Maritime Heritage Project focus is passenger lists of immigrants and opportunists sailing from world seaports into San Francisco Bay during the 1800s.Stories from San Francisco and other world seaports are added as news is located to illustrate the causes of mass world migration during 19th century. Historical images are included to depict the events of the day.
The Nautical Mind is an amazing bookstore & chart agent with a full service for maritime information along the Canadian waters. The Nautical Mind is located at 249 Queen's Quay West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5J 2N5, (416) 203-1163, or toll free: (800) 463-9951.
Pacific Northwest Cruising Publications
An Index of Publications for Cruising the Salish Sea plus
the Inside Passages of Vancouver Island and Nearby Waters
Off Shore Divers:
Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. endeavors to foster a unique work environment for its employees that stimulates professional pride and passion in their craft and industry as well as invests them in the company’s achievements. This commitment to our collective profession results in our clients and partners receiving safe and effective solutions while setting the standard in the marine services industry.
Swordfish Scrimshaw, Bruce Lanham, a diver and artist specializes in custom order commissions on sporting and historical pieces.
Columbia River Maritime Museum:
The Columbia River Maritime Museum’s national reputation for the quality of its exhibits and the scope of its collections makes it one of the finest maritime museums in the nation. It is also the first museum in Oregon to meet national accreditation standards, and has been designated the official state maritime museum for Oregon. 1792 Marine Drive, Astoria, Oregon 97103 (503) 325-2323
The Mission to Seafarers:
For the hard-working crews who spend months at sea, isolated and far from home, a simple phone call to a loved one can make the world of difference. The Mission to Seafarers works 365 days a year in over 230 ports around the world to give help and support in every way that we can to this vulnerable community of workers.
Oregon Maritime Museum:
The Oregon Maritime Museum's steam sternwheeler, Portland, is moored at the Willamette River in downtown Portland's Waterfront Park. Experience the adventure of a lifetime on our rivers when you explore the last operating sternwheeler steam assist tug in the United States.
ScubaBoard, is an online scuba diving forum community where you can join over 205,000 divers diving from around the world.
Tillamook County Museum:
The history of Tillamook County serves as a reminder of the diverse people who have called it home. From the Tillamook Indians to Captain Gray’s 1788 voyage into Tillamook Bay, this stretch of the north Oregon coast is a living memorial to those who came before. Tillamook County’s rich history is preserved for all to enjoy at the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum.
Writers and Readers:
BOHO Books is a publishing house specializing in helping writers of all types work on their craft.
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