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Dramas of Salvage


Dramas of Salvage was a series of articles by David Masters (who wrote The Wonders of Salvage in 1924) which appeared throughout Shipping Wonders of the World. Here is a complete list of the articles, with links to the relevant issues.


Dramas of Salvage


  1. Diving for £1m: The Treasure Ship SS Egypt (parts 2-3)
  2. Raising a 24,000 tons Ship - The Leonardo da Vinci (parts 5-6)
  3. A Trinity of Dramatic Exploits (parts 9-10) - the Onward, Gladiator and the St Paul.
  4. Seven Years Under the Sea - the Laurentic (parts 12-13)
  5. The Ship That Broke Her Back - the cargo ship Araby (parts 16-17)
  6. Raising a Submarine Minelayer - the UC44 (parts 18-19)
  7. The Unlucky K 13 (parts 21-22)
  8. Raising the German Fleet (parts 23-24)
  9. Raising the Maine (parts 46-47)
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