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|Statement||prepared for the Virgin Islands Port Authority by Edward L. Towle, J. Barto Arnold III ; with the assistance of project staff, William Jones ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Arnold, J. Barto., Virgin Islands Port Authority.|
|LC Classifications||G525 .T58 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||50 leaves :|
|Number of Pages||50|
|LC Control Number||86622183|
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About this Item: The History Press Ltd, United Kingdom, Stroud, Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The Protection of Wrecks Act, passed some 25 years ago, is designed to ensure that shipwrecks of histori cal or archaeological importance are protected.
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