England's Shipwreck Heritage: From Logboats to U-boats

by

Write The First Customer Review

What do characters as diverse as Alfred the Great, the architect Sir Christopher Wren, diarist Samuel Pepys and the Victorian poet Gerard Manley Hopkins have in common? All had some involvement in shipwrecks: in causing, recording or salvaging them. This book examines a variety of wrecks from logboats, Roman galleys and medieval cogs to East Indiamen, grand ocean liners, fishing boats and warships - all are woven into the history of shipwrecks along the coastline of England and in her territorial waters. Wrecks are not ...

England's Shipwreck Heritage: From logboats to U-boats 2011, Historic England, Swindon

ISBN-13: 9781848020443

Hardcover

Select