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Books by Frederick H. Hanselmann

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Captain Kidd's Lost Ship: The Wreck of the Quedagh Merchant

The troubled chain of events involving Captain Kidd’s capture of Quedagh Merchant and his eventual execution for piracy in 1701 are well known, but the exact location of the much sought-after ship remained a mystery for more than 300 years. In 2010, a team of underwater archaeologists confirmed that the sunken remains of Quedagh Merchant had finally been found off the coast of the Dominican Republic.

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The Maritime Landscape of the Isthmus of Panamá

Assessing sites both submerged and on land, the authors explore the maritime history of the isthmus through its many stages: from its prehistoric period through Spanish colonialism to the building of the canal and its function as a route for modern-day maritime traffic.