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Dark Salvage By E.S. Wynn
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Two centuries ago, Earth's first faster-than-light ship disappeared on her maiden voyage. In two centuries, no one has seen or heard from that ship-- until now, when a chance glance by sensor picks... More > up a strange signal in an asteroid cloud at the far edge of Terran space. Crewed by a ragtag salvage team of misfits from the rim, a rusty freighter sets out to investigate, and finds more than any of her crew could ever have bargained for. Dark Salvage: An exciting new novel set in the universe of Minerva and The Cygnus War.< Less
The Salvage of the Century By Ric Wharton
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This is the true story of one of the most ambitious and successful marine salvage operations ever undertaken. In 1942, in WW2, Stalin demanded help from Britain to supply urgently needed war... More > materials. Convoys provided this transport. Churchill insisted that all the shipments be paid for at the time in gold. The gold bullion payments were always shipped on the lead escort vessel of the returning convoy. In April 1942, this was HMS Edinburgh. She was struck by two torpedoes and sank into the Barents Sea, taking 5 ½ tons of Stalin’s Gold to the bottom with her. This is the true story of how Ric Wharton’s company, Wharton Williams Ltd. (2W) found the wreck and the gold worth £50 million at the time. The salvage remains a world record for the value of gold bullion recovered and the water depth of the recovery operation. Ric Wharton has had a long career in the diving and salvage industry and this book gives a fascinating insight into the exciting world of diving salvage.< Less
The Serpent Fleet By Fred Files
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The end of The Twenty Years War left behind many unanswered questions after it's unexpected sudden end. Paul Stand runs a small salvage business with his wife and small crew, on his ship, the... More > Trawler. His latest assignment is the tedious task of life boat recovery from a civilian ship shot down during the start of the war. Paul and his crew, stumble on more than they bargained for when the trail of the escape pods lead them back to more than just a wreck, but to a collection of war-era secrets that many would kill to keep secret.< Less
The Serpent Fleet By Fred Files
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The Twenty Years War left many deaths, wrecks, and secrets behind, after it's unexpectedly sudden end. Paul Stand runs a small salvage business with his wife and small crew, on his ship, the Trawler.... More > His latest assignment is the tedious task of life boat recovery from a civilian ship shot down during the war. Paul and his crew, stumble on more than they bargained for when the escape pods lead them back to more than just a wreck, but a collection of war-era secrets that many would kill to keep secret.< Less
U.S. Navy Underwater Cutting & Welding Manual By Department of the Navy
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Ship Salvage, Harbor Clearance and Wreck Removal oftentimes require extensive underwater cutting and welding. The lack of recent fleet experience in these areas dictates the need for a manual that... More > incorporates state of the art equipment and tried and proven underwater cutting and welding techniques. The knowledge contained in this manual is a collection of fleet and commercial experience. It has been reviewed by technical experts with extensive salvage and underwater cutting and welding experience. This revision of the Underwater Cutting and Welding Manual has been prepared to provide the most current information on equipment and procedures available. All of the equipment covered may not be found on the Diving Equipment Authorized for Navy Use (ANU) list (NAVSEAINST 10560.2), but is included in this manual as an aid to the salvor who finds himself in a “must get the job done” situation. Further guidance can be found in Appendix E.< Less
Gallium By Tom Merritt
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Mya is a salvager in a system long ago mined out and abandoned by the Gallium Corporation. But when she finds an ancient ship buried deep on a Moon, someone tries to stop her. What did she find? Why... More > do they want to leave it hidden? And should Mya risk her job-- and her life-- to make the salvage of a lifetime?< Less
Gallium By Tom Merritt
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Mya is a salvager in a system long ago mined out and abandoned by the Gallium Corporation. But when she finds an ancient ship buried deep on a Moon, someone tries to stop her. What did she find? Why... More > do they want to leave it hidden? And should Mya risk her job-- and her life-- to make the salvage of a lifetime?< Less
Raising Missouri By Chuck Veit
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On a late summer’s night in 1843, U.S.S. Missouri lay anchored in Gibraltar Bay. She and her sister ship, Mississippi, were the most advanced steam frigates on the planet—and the first... More > two such warships in the U. S. Navy. Missouri’s mission was to show herself off to the European powers, and there was no better place to begin than the British bastion at the gateway to the Mediterranean. But a simple accident led to the destruction of the ship before the sun rose again. Burnt to the waterline, Missouri settled to the bottom. For eight and a half years, she defied all attempts to raise or remove her, and began to form a massive sand bar that threatened to ruin the most strategic harbor in the world. Professional divers pronounced the project impossible—until an unknown, self-taught Yankee from Massachusetts took up the contract to raise Missouri . . .< Less
Shipwrecks of the Dominican Republic and A Guide to Shipwreck Identification Through Recovered Artifacts By Black Duck & Robert Splash Klein
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This book is for the young and the old, for the novice and the expert. It is based on research and fact. It will serve as a guide and a reference for anyone with an interest in shipwrecks, artifacts,... More > and treasures of all kinds.< Less
U.S. Navy Towing Manual By Naval Sea Systems Command
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Modern Navy towing, as we perceive it today, began at the beginning of World War II. Prior to WWII, the Navy owned few salvage ships of its own and depended heavily on contracted assets to perform... More > the duties of towing and salvage. Merritt-Chapman and Scott was one of the premier towing and salvage contractors of the day and maintained an inventory of assets. They held a contract with the Navy to perform ship salvage on an asneeded, no cure-no pay basis. As the US watched the war in Europe develop, the need for specialized vessels and a dedicated service became apparent. The Royal Navy of Great Britain was forced into performing these tasks as German U-boats inflicted damage throughout the military and commercial fleet. Performing towing and salvage services on damaged vessels was most often a faster and cheaper way of putting the necessary tonnage back into service.< Less

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