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...

Amazing Treasure Ship of the California Desert (Masters)

Amazing Treasure Ship of the California Desert (Masters) »

Somewhere in the rugged desert wasteland of Imperial County in Southern California lies the long-dead skeleton of an old Spanish galleon, its sun-bleached.. - Read more...

A GHOST OF THE VIKINGS? (Wilhelm)

A GHOST OF THE VIKINGS? (Wilhelm) »

The desert is the haunt of mystery. Sometimes men hear whispers of its past. They go seeking beyond the shimmering mirage. Into the silence they plod. A few are lost. A few return from uncharted desolation ... - 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...

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...

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...