Phantom Ship of the Gulf of California (Ives)

Phantom Ship of the Gulf of California (Ives) »

At the Gulf of California, there are legends dealing with some sort of a "phantom ship" which is seen only during violent storms. In most tales, the vision is an re-enactment of an ancient sea battle - Read more...

The Curious Story of Larry Justus (Grasson)

The Curious Story of Larry Justus (Grasson) »

Through the years I have heard of a man named Larry Justus only a couple of times, just a small story and I was never sure if it was noteworthy. I'm still not really sure if it is... - Read more...

The Mysterious Sunken Treasure of the Salton Sea (Swancer)

The Mysterious Sunken Treasure of the Salton Sea (Swancer) »

The mysteries of the Salton sea include lost ships of Spanish, English or Viking origin, as well as the WWII era airplanes like Wildcats, Corsairs, Hellcats, and - Read more...

Lost Ship of the Spaniards (Grasson)

Lost Ship of the Spaniards (Grasson) »

According to the legend, Captain Iturbe's Spanish galleon was loaded with an eminence amount of gold, silver, gems and especially the black pearls, and still lies buried somewhere within the Salton Sea area. - Read more...

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...