Mystery of the Desert (GUTHRIE)

Mystery of the Desert (GUTHRIE) »

What is the greatest unsolved mystery of the Southwest desert?" asked W.W. McCoy."It is whether 300 years ago three ships sailed up the Colorado River and into the Salton Sea," - Read more...

Lost Ship … Fact or Fiction! (Henderson)

Lost Ship … Fact or Fiction! (Henderson) »

Fabled ship of the Southern California desert! Is it pure myth, or is there a basis of fact for the oft-repeated story that somewhere beneath the shifting sands of the Cahuilla basin is buried an ancient hulk in which a rich treasure awaits the finder? - Read more...

The Story of the Pearl Ship (Fisk)

The Story of the Pearl Ship (Fisk) »

Did Iturbe make an attempt to recover the vast cargo of pearls he was forced to leave with the abandoned ship? One chronicler, Ortega, records that only 14 marks of pearls were registered at the conclusion of the expedition, although Ortega states that he, personally, saw many times that number in Iturbe's possession. - Read more...