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SHIPWRECKS & SALVAGE on the East African Coast

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Published by Self in Exeter, Devon,UK .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardback
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26425984M

The Dutch East India Company vessel “Haarlem,” or “Nieuw Haarlem,” stranded in Table Bay on the evening of Ma The African Institute for Marine and Underwater Research.   out of 5 stars Shipwrecks and salvage in South Africa. Reviewed in the United States on Febru What a reverlation to find out how many ships have sunk around our coast over the years. So many story's of courage and bravery. I am looking for that elusive treasure ship!!! East Dane Designer Men's Fashion: Fabric Sewing Reviews: 1.

Pondoland Coast - 4 August The wreck of the Grosvenor on the 4th August , on the coast of Pondoland north of the mouth of the Umzimvubu River, near the place where the São João was wrecked more than years before, is one of the best-known South African ship­wrecks, and is referred to in more than a hundred printed works. This Spanish shipwreck known now as the “Jupiter Wreck”, was located off the east coast of Jupiter, Florida in July of Research shows the Spanish “Aviso” vessel named “San Miguel De Archangel” wrecked during the winter of or early 33 survivors were eventually rescued.

  6 Treasure of the S.S. Republic $ – million. The S.S. Republic was lost during a hurricane in off the coast of Georgia carrying coins worth an estimated $, The wreck was finally discovered by Odyssey (a well-known deep sea exploration and salvage company) after being submerged for more than years. The memorial also describes the tragically remarkable story of the 72 survivors of the Sacramento, who struggled ashore and, due to the lack ports on the South African coast at the time, and the.


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SHIPWRECKS & SALVAGE on the East African Coast Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book has filled in some gaps for me, one wreck in particular The Globe Star. Almost 44 years later and I still recall the devastating news that so many died during the salvage operation.

There were a few wrecks that occurred during the time dad was the Surveyor for this stretch of coast and I heard some snippets about all of them.5/5(1). A Dutch East Indiaman carrying copper duits, silver bars, and gold ducats, which hit a reef twenty-one kilometres (13 mi) from the eastern coast of Africa and kilometres ( mi) south of the Portuguese settlement of Mozambique.

The wreck was discovered in Shipwrecks and Salvage on the East African Coast With 1, miles of coastline covered by this book, and the frequency with which BI ships visited East Africa, it must be no surprise that the company's vessels account for many references in this catalogue of casualties on East Africa.

Shipwrecks and Salvage on the East African Coast – by KEVIN PATIENCE. InKevin published the first edition of East African Shipwrecks after six years of research in archives around the world. Twelve years later after further research into recent and previously unknown wrecks and strandings, a second revised edition in colour.

Shipwrecks and Salvage on the East African Coast. The National Museum of the Great Lakes is excited to announce the release of a new book titled Shipwrecks of Author: Shipwreck World. This volume brings together widely-scattered information concerning the nearly shipwrecks that have occurred on the coast of South Africa, from the earliest recorded Portuguese wreck, that of a vessel whose name is lost to us, into that of the Daeyang family in Illustrated with sketches, maps, drawings, and contemporary and historical photographs, the book covers various.

Shipwrecks And Salvage On The East African Coast. Shipwrecks And Salvage On The East African Coast The East Coast of Africa is really no different to many other areas in the world where the seas are governed by wind, tide and strong currents, which have been well described in numerous publications.

It is a pity this book is restricted to. Buy Shipwrecks and Salvage on the East African Coast First Edition by Patience, Kevin (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2.

Shipwrecks and Salvage on the East African Coast The coast of East Africa stretches some 4, miles from Cape Guardafui in Somalia to the Mozambique Channel. It is rugged and inhospitable, with few safe anchorages, miles of treacherous coral reefs and a strong northerly current.

Shipwrecks & Salvage on the East African Coast I have recently been asked to reprint and update my book on EA shipwrecks & strandings on the Kenya / Tanzania coast replacing as many of the b/w pics with colour.

The wreck of the Grosvenor, an East Indiaman, occurred on 4 August on the Pondoland coast of South Africa, north of the mouth of the Umzimvubu shipwreck was close to the place where the Portuguese ship, São João, had gone down more than two centuries earlier on 8 June The Grosvenor was a three-masted ship of tons on her return voyage to England when she was.

Algoa Bay American Amsterdam anchor ashore attempt August Beach boat brig British wooden barque bronze built cables cannon Cape Archives Cape Argus Cape Town captain cargo carried close coal coast coins commanded by Capt consists crew December divers diving drowned Durban Dutch East India East India Company East London Eastern Province Herald.

Shipwrecks and Salvage on the East African Coast Kevin Patience “The East African coastline stretches some 4, miles from Cape Guardafui in Somalia to the Mozambique Channel.

It is a rugged and inhospitable shore swept by the monsoons, with a few safe anchorages, miles of treacherous coral reefs and a strong northerly current. On return to England in he continued his discovery and research of shipwrecks and aircraft around the Cornish coast.

On completion of his time in the service he passed a commercial diving course and returned to East Africa to work as a freelance diver in Mombasa, involved in the salvage of a number of vessels on the Kenya coast before. Shipwrecks and Salvage. on the. East African Coast.

- by Kevin Patience. The coast of East Africa stretches some 4, miles from Cape Guardafui in Somalia to the Mozambique Channel. It is rugged and inhospitable, with few safe anchorages, miles of treacherous coral reefs and a strong northerly current.

Shipwrecks & Salvage in South Africa Hardcover – 1 September by Malcolm Turner (Author) out of 5 What a reverlation to find out how many ships have sunk around our coast over the years. So many story's of courage and bravery. I am looking for that elusive treasure ship!!.

Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful Reviews: 1. Apart from gold ducats from Venice and gold and silver coins, divers exploring the Grosvenor shipwreck have also found a wide assortment of other items.

There are as many shipwreck stories as there are thousands of Florida shipwrecks. This book offers thirty of the most interesting of them–from the tale of young Fontaneda, who wrecked in and was held captive by Indians for 17 years, to the story of the Coast Guard cutter Bibb, which was sunk off Key Largo in to provide an artificial.

The Johanna, or Joanna, was a British East Indiaman sailing from Kent to Surat under the command of Captain Robert Brown. She embarked on 27 February and was the first of her kind to shipwreck on the South African coast.

The Johanna was lost near the Cape east coast at around 4 o'clock in the morning on 8 June The makers of maps that show the shipwrecks along the South African coast must have struggled to deal with the coast of the Southern Overberg. Between Danger Point to the west and Cape Infanta, the outer eastern point of De Hoop Nature Reserve, about shipwrecks are mapped.

Shipwrecks and Salvage in South Africa – Malcolm Turner. Thousands of ships have wrecked along the South African coastline by now – when this book was published in the tally as recorded in this book (which is not exhaustive) stood at just under 1, – and we are blessed with wild, wild seas that render up a wreck for us every year or two.More than shipwrecks have occurred along the South African coast sinceall from a diverse range of cultures and countries and include ships of Portuguese explorers, Dutch, English and French East India Companies, the British Royal Many and more.

Some of the ships that sailed our treacherous seas simply disappeared without a trace.Up to shipwrecks lie undiscovered on sea floor off WA's 'treasure coast' By Ray Sparvell Updated Janu — am first published Janu — pm.