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A Master on the Spanish Main

A Master on the Spanish Main
 

A Master on the Spanish Main is the authorized biography of Burt D. Webber, Jr., a treasure salvor who has recovered millions of dollars in artifacts and trove from numerous shipwrecks in the Caribbean over a period of fifty years. Celebrated in 1978 for his discovery of the Nues... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781090677839
Barcode 9781090677839
Published 27 March 2019 by Independently Published
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) Illustrated by Armstrong, T. L.
Contributions by Webber Jr, Burt D.
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ISBN-13 9781090677839
ISBN-10 1090677839
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Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Independently Published
Imprint Independently Published
Publication Date 27 March 2019
Publication Country
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) Illustrated by Armstrong, T. L.
Contributions by Webber Jr, Burt D.
Category Biography & Autobiography
Geographical Discovery & Exploration
Number of Pages 408
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 21mm
Weight 544g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Biography: General
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
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A Master on the Spanish Main is the authorized biography of Burt D. Webber, Jr., a treasure salvor who has recovered millions of dollars in artifacts and trove from numerous shipwrecks in the Caribbean over a period of fifty years. Celebrated in 1978 for his discovery of the Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion at Silver Shoals, he has a number of other salvage projects to his credit including the discovery of the Jesus of Nazareth, the N. S. Begona and more than thirty other lesser-known vessels. As an expatriate, living in the Dominican Republic, Burt Webber has lead an exceptional life in several venues, primarily as a successful salvor of course, but his close associations with government officials in the Dominican Republic have provided him with other opportunities for adventure, unseen and previously undisclosed. Now, in his seventh decade, he can safely elaborate on those exploits, some of which were favors performed in the interest of clients who could rely upon his wide connections in the corporate world, or the shadowy dictatorships of Central America.387 Pages... 175 Photos... 8 Maps... 7 Illustrations... Footnotes... Indexed.The author, T. L. Armstrong, continues to pursue treasure salvage on the 1715 Plate Fleet along Florida's Treasure Coast and, as a young man, worked as a diver for Real Eight, Treasure Salvors, Doubloon Salvage, New Channel Historical Survey Group, Pirate Village, and a number of other more recent contractors, coupled with experience as a commercial diver in the offshore oil field. He has coauthored several other books on sunken treasure salvage including; West of the Bull; A Hundred Giants: New Discoveries; and The Rainbow Chaser's Tricentennial Yearbook.

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