Pearls, Petroglyphs, and Desert Shipwrecks (Marcos)

Pearls, Petroglyphs, and Desert Shipwrecks (Marcos) »

The Spanish ship was loaded with pearls when it ran aground in the spring of 1615. The shipwreck lies six miles northwest of present-day El Centro inside an active U.S. naval bombing range. - Read more...

Lost Ship of the Vikings (Grasson)

Lost Ship of the Vikings (Grasson) »

One of the most intriguing story lines of the Lost Ship saga, is whether there could have possibly been a Viking voyage in which one or two ships were lost. If you were lucky enough to have ... - Read more...

Lost Ships of the Desert (Boyd)

Lost Ships of the Desert (Boyd) »

A party of Indians reported the discovery of a ‘big ship,’ left by the receding waters. A party of Americans at once proceeded to the spot, and found embedded in the sands the wreck of a... - Read more...

The Lost Pearl Ship of Juan de Iturbe (Chalfant)

The Lost Pearl Ship of Juan de Iturbe (Chalfant) »

According to a persistent legend of the desert country there is somewhere among the dunes of southeastern California the decayed hulk of a ship, reputedly laden with treasure. - Read more...

Lost Ship of the Desert (Niehuis)

Lost Ship of the Desert (Niehuis) »

When this manuscript reached the office of the Desert Magazine a note of inquiry was sent to Mr. Niehuis, to learn whether the story was pure fiction, based on the old legend, or fact.. - Read more...

Lost Ship of the Desert (Weight)

Lost Ship of the Desert (Weight) »

Somewhere in the great Salton Basin, or the Laguna Salada, or the delta of the Colorado River, lie the bones of an ancient ship stranded hundreds of years ago — seen now and again by desert - Read more...

Vikings Navigated With Translucent Crystals?

Vikings Navigated With Translucent Crystals? »

Vikings may have navigated by looking through a type of crystal called Icelandic spar, a new study suggests. In some Icelandic sagas—embellished stories of Viking life. - Read more...

The Story of the Pearl Ship (Fisk)

The Story of the Pearl Ship (Fisk) »

After Cardona turned back, Juan de Iturbe and Rosales sailed on in the other two vessels in the face of bad weather and food shortage, for the negro divers were eminently successful... - Read more...

The Lost Ship of the Desert (Coleman)

The Lost Ship of the Desert (Coleman) »

"You never heard about the Lost Ship of the Desert? It was that ole buzzard, "Quartz" Warner, that swore by all the howling bobcats that he had seen it. That's a long time ago. - Read more...