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The complete scuba divers guide to shipwrecks around the Island of Bermuda
             

 

 

 

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Treasure hunter Teddy Tucker works the FRENCHMAN shipwreck with an air lift Bermuda   FRENCHMAN shipwreck artifact china Bermuda        
   

FRENCHMAN
By Capt. Dan Berg

Photos: Teddy Tucker uses an airlift on the Frenchman Wreck. Artifacts recovered by Teddy Tucker from the Frenchman shipwreck. Photos courtesy Edna and Teddy Tucker.


This unidentified shipwreck was found in 1983 by Bill McCallan. For the past few years, treasure hunter, Teddy Tucker, has been working the 60 foot deep site and recovering a vast array of artifacts that date back to the Revolutionary War period. The Frenchman also carried a cargo of wood. Teddy has recovered mahogany boards, probably for the furniture trade, and stacks of  lignumvitae. Teddy also reports that there are ten cannons at the site and estimates that the wreck dates back to around 1750.
 

 

The information listed above was taken with permission from the Book:
BERMUDA SHIPWRECKS,  ISBN # 0-9616167-4-1
A Vacationing Divers Guide to Bermudas Shipwrecks,
by Dan and Denise Berg, 6x9 softcover,73 pages.
Retail $14.95

 

 

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BERMUDA SHIPWRECKS ebook
A Vacationing Divers Guide to Bermudas Shipwrecks

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by Dan and Denise Berg, 6x9, 73 page downloadable ebook. From the first quarter of the 16th century, Bermuda became a landmark for Spanish ships sailing back to Spain from the New World. The desire to sight Bermuda to confirm their position often ended their voyage as they wrecked on Bermuda's outer reefs. To this day Bermuda's treacherous reefs have taken their toll on shipping. The reefs have claimed vessels ranging from ocean lines to small fishing boats. Bermuda Shipwrecks is the most comprehensive, accurate, illustrated collection of information, photographs, sketches and stories ever written about the legendary wrecks around Bermuda. Bermuda Shipwrecks includes over 100 illustrations comprised of 61 sensational color photos, 17 rare b&w historical images, 19 stamps, 4 sketches plus one map. Bermuda Shipwrecks contains a wealth of enlightening information that gives the readers a nostalgic glimpse into the history and present condition of over 55 of Bermuda's most popular Shipwrecks. 

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