Category: Wrecks/Disasters


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Discover Dorset Shipwrecks.

By: Attwooll (M.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1998, Wimborne,

Seller ID: 8967

79pp, frontis, 47 illus, map, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. SBS: The waters off the Isle of Purbeck, Portland, and Chesil Beachûare perhaps the most crowded graveyard in the Channel. View more info

Women and Children Last The Tragic Loss of the Steamship Arctic.

By: Brown (A.C.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1954, Portland,

Seller ID: 6643

25pp, title illus, 9 illus, grey paper wrappers. AJS: Loss of the Arctic, Sept 27, 1854. View more info

The Flamborough Life-Boats.

By: Fawcett (R.S.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1973,

Seller ID: 9582

71pp, 9 illus, 1 map, pictorial laminated paper covers. AJS: A history of the Flamborough Stations. View more info

The Scarborough Lifeboats.

By: Godfrey (A.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1975,

Seller ID: 9580

40pp, 13 illus, landscape format, pictoiral paper covers. SBS: Appendices listing lifeboats and coxswains since 1801. View more info

Report on the Loss of the S.S. Titanic.

By: Government Report.

Price: £12.95

Publisher: 1912 rp 1990,

Seller ID: 3390

xi + 74pp, 8 illus, endpaper illus, dw. AJS: The result of thirty-seven public sittings and the cross examinationûof ninety-seven witnesses. View more info

Shipwrecks of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Eras.

By: Grocott (T.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1997,

Seller ID: 1571

416pp, large format, dw. Publisher: Covers 15,000 natural shipping disasters in the periodû1793-1815, involving both naval and merchant vessels. View more info

British Warship Losses in the Age of Sail 1650-1859.

By: Hepper (D.J.)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: 1994, Rotherfield,

Seller ID: 61

vi + 213pp, large format (30cm x 25cm), laminated pictorial boards, a veryûgood copy. Publisher: With 1700 entries, printed in two columns, the first completeûaccount of all the Royal Navy's losses from the Dutch Wars of the middleûof the the 17th century to the end of the Crimean War.ûArranged chronologically, the book contains details of over 1700 vesselsûlost, with, in almost every case, an account of the precise circumstances.û indexing of ships, and of commanding officers, with a glossary ofûsea terms, ships types, and an analysis of war losses in all the majorûconflicts by... View more info

Dictionary of Disasters at Sea During the Age of Steam Including Sailing Ships and Ships of War Lost in Action 1824-1962.

By: Hocking (C.)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: 1969,

Seller ID: 4662

in two volumes, large format (28cm x 22cm), printed in double column,ûoriginal dark blue cloth, title on front boards (heavy set).û(1) A to L, (viii), 438pp.û(2) M to Z, (iv), pagination continues to 779pp. AJS: A standard work. 14000+ entries, printed in double column, details ofûeach vessel, size, owner, etc., with a summary of the loss. Major lossesûare described in some detail. There was also a reprint, though lessûattractive, in one volume in the 1990s. View more info

Admirals in Collision.

By: Hough (R.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1959 rp 1973,

Seller ID: 630

174pp, 13 illus, dw. AJS: The loss of HMS Victoria after being rammed in the Mediterranean inû1893, fleet manouvres ended in disaster. View more info

No Surrender.

By: Johns (W.E.) & Kelly (R.A.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1969,

Seller ID: 669

224pp, 23 illus, dw. AJS: Chief Ordnance Artificer Johns survived the sinking of HMS Exeter,ûJava Sea, March 1942. View more info

Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea.

By: Kinder (G.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1998,

Seller ID: 3476

xvi + 507pp, 2 illus, dw. AJS: The wreck of the SS Central America in September 1857 resulted inûheavy loss of life and tons of gold being brought back from theûCalifornia. This is an account of the wreck and the rediscovery of theûship in 1989, along with ten tons of gold.! View more info

A Narrative of the Loss of the Kent East Indiaman, by fire, in the Bay of Biscay on 1st March 1825.

By: Macgregor (Gen Sir D.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: 1825 rp 1971,

Seller ID: 878

78pp, frontis, original dark blue cloth. AJS: The Kent, a fine new ship of 1,350 tons under the command of CaptainûHenry Cobb, left the Downs on the 19th February, 1825, bound for Bengalûand the Far East. On board were 473 officers and men of the 31st infantryûregiment with their families, and twenty private passengers. The crewûnumbered 148. This narrative gives a terrifying account of the vesselûcatching fire in the Bay of Biscay and subsequently foundering.ûA second anonymous edition was published in 1842. It was followed by aûthird in 1859, which identifies the author who signed the... View more info

Scapa Flow From Graveyard to Resurrection.

By: Mills (S.) Editor.

Price: £14.95

Publisher: 2005,

Seller ID: 9849

128pp, 40 illus, 2 maps, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: The original account of the greatest scuttling in naval history byûthe commander of the interned german Fleet, Vice Admiral Ludwig vonûReuter. With an introductory narrative and concluding story of the boldestûsalvage of our time. View more info

The Wasa Her Place in History.

By: Naish (G.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1968,

Seller ID: 9060

24pp, frontis, 18 illus, landscape format (18.5cm x 24.5cm), pictorial stiffûpaper wrappers. SBS: Booklet written by George Naish to coincide with a Wasa exhibitionûheld in the Great Hall of the Queen's house at the National MaritimeûMuseum, winter 1968-9. View more info

The Story of Cornwall's Lifeboats.

By: Noal (C.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1970,

Seller ID: 7695

booklet, 47pp, frontis, 16 illus, 7 plans, 1 illus in text, map, pictorialûstiff paper wrappers. SBS: From the opening of Bude Lifeboat Station in 1837-1970. View more info

The Mary Rose "Britain's Time Capsule in the Solent"

By: Rule (M.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1978,

Seller ID: 8813

12pp, 17 colour, 4 illus, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. SBS: By Margaret Rule, who led the team which raised Henry VIII's ship. View more info

Hampshire & Dorset Shipwrecks.

By: Smith (G.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: 1995,

Seller ID: 7975

127pp, 32 illus, 2 charts, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: by the former Librarian and Archivist for HM Customs and Excise. View more info

Breakdowns at Sea.

By: Thompson (R.W.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1914,

Seller ID: 7926

xpp, illus, adverts, 18pp, original printed grey wrappers. AJS: A Paper read at a meeting of the Scientific Society of the RoyalûTechnical College, Glasgow. View more info

A Brief History of the First Hundred Years 1839-1939 The Shipwrecked Fishermen & Mariners' Royal Benevolent Society.

By: Thorn (F.E.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1939,

Seller ID: 8860

20pp, title illus, 5 illus, blue boards, title on front board. View more info