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Shipwrecks and Salvage on the East African Coast

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Published by Kevin Patience in Bahrain, Middle East .
Written in English


  • Shipwrecks -- Africa, East.,
  • Salvage -- Africa, East.,
  • Shipwrecks -- Indian Ocean.,
  • Salvage -- Indian Ocean.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKevin Patience.
LC ClassificationsG525 .P3765 2006
The Physical Object
FormatHard cover
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16906454M
LC Control Number2007380817

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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. 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 orders.5/5(2). 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, in , to that of the Daeyang family in More than shipwrecks have occurred along the South African coast since , all 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.

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 5/5(1). 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. Legendary shipwreck reveals treasure trove. By East London Museum director Gill Vernon is certain that the Grosvenor never carried the Peacock. John Gribble of the South African .   Shipwrecks and Salvage on the East African Coast [QUOTE=manowari;]After six years research and help from readers of Ships Nostalgia, the new COLOUR edition is now out The author spent over twenty-five years as a commercial salvage diver in the Middle East and East Africa and was involved in some of the operations described in the book.