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 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...

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...

The Mysterious Lost Ship of the Desert (Bluhm)

The Mysterious Lost Ship of the Desert (Bluhm) »

Of all the mysteries of old California, perhaps the most elusive is that of the Lost Ship of the Desert. Tales are told of men stumbling across the remains of a seagoing vessel stranded... - Read more...

Phantom Ship of the Gran Desierto (Gray)

Phantom Ship of the Gran Desierto (Gray) »

It’s hard to believe this weather-beaten old ghost could have haunted the Gran Desierto of Sonora for more than 300 years, jumpin’ up on rare occasions then fadin’ away... - Read more...

The Lost Spanish Galleon (Belden)

The Lost Spanish Galleon (Belden) »

His grandfather had seen white men first come to this desert in a white bird. The bird stayed a long time down there, and soon the sand covered it all up. - Read more...

The Spanish Galleon Of Salton Sea (Blanco)

The Spanish Galleon Of Salton Sea (Blanco) »

Traveling by night because of the heat, I stumbled upon an ancient ship, and in its hold so many pearls as is beyond imagination. Fevered by this wealth, I abandoned my comrades, and, riding toward the ocean as far as my mule could carry me, I climbed the precipitous western mountains on foot. - Read more...