Abstract if the Returns made to the Board of Trade of Wrecks, Casualties, and Collisions
which occurred on and near the coasts of the United Kingdom, from the 1st January to the 31st December 1870;
with particulars of lives lost; also……on or near the coasts of the Channel Islands and the British Possessions Abroad; and…….wrecks, casualties, and collisions which occurred to British vessels at sea and on and near the coasts of foreign countries;
[together with statements of the official inquiries into the causes of wrecks, etc. and statements showing the lives saved, rewards for salvage of life, contributions towards the maintenance of life boats, etc.,]
folio [33x21cm]. ppiv 149. 5 folding coloured wreck charts for the British Isles, England & Wales, Scotland, Ireland, and the world.
good clean condition in modern card covers.
Hunt’s Yachting Magazine – compilation volume containing accounts of cruises mainly in Scottish and Irish waters.
London, Hunt & Co., 1850’s – 70’s
Thousand Miles’ Cruise in the “Silver Cloud”
from Dundee to France and back in a small boat
by William Forwell
Blackie & Son, 1879
an entertaining account of a voyage down the east coast of Scotland and England, and across the Channel to France.
Inspired by John Macgregor’s exploits in ‘Rob Roy’, the Reverend Forwell had himself built a square-sterned yawl of just 19-feet on the water-line and embarked on this epic voyage in May 1877
Vere Foster’s Simple Lessons in Water Colour – Marine
Blackie & Son, 1884