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...

A Ship In The Algodones (Woodbury)

A Ship In The Algodones (Woodbury) »

In the spring of 1876 one Captain Joshua Talbot stumbled upon the remains of an ancient vessel sticking out of the sand dunes 25 miles west of Yuma. At first glance he guessed that it must be the wreck of a Spanish galleon... - Read more...

17th Century Caravel

17th Century Caravel »

Small sailing vessels, originally developed by the Portuguese, that incorporated important advances in ship-building technology that made possible the great voyages of European exploration in the late 16th and 17th centuries and, more important... - 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...

Charley Clusker and the Lost Ship (Weight)

Charley Clusker and the Lost Ship (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, abandoned and forgotten unknown centuries ago - the Lost Ship of the Desert. - Read more...

The Serpent-Necked “Canoa” (Stevens)

The Serpent-Necked “Canoa” (Stevens) »

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