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Title:
Shipwrecks of the Caribbean : a diver's guide
Author:
Gilkes, Martha Watkins.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Interlink Books, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
158 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 25 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781566564762
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Gilkes has traveled the length and breadth of the region to document the area's shipwrecks. She unravels the mystery behind many of these wrecks--from the infamous disasters to the long forgotten, offering history, trivia, advice, and location details. Full-color photos.


Author Notes

Introduced to the sport of diving over thirty years ago, Martha Watkins Gilkes has learnt to understand and respect the underwater world. She is a certified PADI Master instructor, a specialty instructor in wreck diving and seven other areas, and a former president of the Eastern Caribbean Safe Diving Association. She has logged over 8000 hours of diving around the world and is the author of Diving Guide to the Eastern Caribbean. She is currently owner of FANTA-SEA Island Excursions in Antigua


Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. 3
Forewordp. 7
Introduction to Diving on Shipwrecksp. 11
Unusual Marine Encountersp. 14
Anguillap. 24
Antigua and Barbudap. 35
Barbadosp. 45
The British Virgin Islandsp. 57
The Cayman Islandsp. 68
Dominicap. 83
Grenadap. 90
St Kitts and Nevisp. 99
St Luciap. 109
Turks and Caicosp. 117
The US Virgin Islandsp. 122
St Vincent and the Grenadinesp. 148
Indexp. 153