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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

What's Happening in April


General Meeting at Grace Lutheran Church, 2825 Alameda de las Pulgus, San Mateo, CA 94403.

Date: Wednesday 17th April at 7:30 pm

Sea of Troubles: The Lost Ships of Point Sur

Speaker: JoAnn Semones


Maritime author and historian, JoAnn Semones, will give a lecture on her latest work, “Sea of Troubles: The Lost Ships of Point Sur,” this is the third book in her captivating series focusing on shipwrecks at lighthouses along the Central California Coast. Others include “Hard Luck Coast: The Perilous Reefs of Point Montara” and “Shipwrecks, Scalawags, and Scavengers: The Storied Waters of Pigeon Point.” Join JoAnn and sail into the mystery of history. JoAnn is both a scholarly researcher and an author who knows how to make her stories of shipwrecks, disasters and near disasters come to life.

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