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From a Watery Grave: The Discovery and Excavation of La Salle's Shipwreck, La Belle

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On a frigid, stormy day in February of 1686, a small French sailing ship lost control and ran aground in Matagorda Bay. The crew had braved an ocean voyage, attacks by pirates, raids by Native Americans, and ravaging diseases under the command of famed explorer Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, hoping to establish a colony in the New World. Pounded in the Texas bay by gale winds and storm surges, La Belle finally slipped beneath the water and sank to the bottom, where it would remain for centuries. More than 300 years ...

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From a Watery Grave: The Discovery and Excavation of La Salle's Shipwreck, La Belle
2006, Texas A&M University Press

ISBN-13: 9781585444311

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From a Watery Grave: The Discovery and Excavation of La Salle's Shipwreck, La Belle
2005, Texas A&M University Press

ISBN-13: 9781585443475

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