is a unique look back into an underwater realm few have ever seen. It is truly a remarkable work on all fronts." -Ron Fortier, New York Journal of Books
"From wooden to iron and steel hulls, to hand-cranked propulsion, this [book] traces the evolution of the submarine and its continuing importance in military strategy, making for a top pick for any military history holding." - The Midwest Book Review
will serve as an entertaining reference work for those who seek the fuller history of this undersea endeavor." - Ryder Miller, San Francisco Book Review
About the Author
Dr. Delgado is currently the Director of the Maritime Heritage Program at NOAA, formerly the President and CEO of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology, and was the Executive Director of the Vancouver Maritime Museum in Vancouver, British Columbia for 15 years. Previously, he was the head of the U.S. government’s maritime preservation program and was the maritime historian for the U.S. National Park Service. Dr. Delgado co-hosted The Sea Hunters along with best-selling author Clive Cussler, from 2001 to 2006.