Heroes of the Goodwin Sands
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Jan 13, 2015 - 154 pages
"[...] Just think, good reader! The lifeboat, close reefed, flies to the rescue on the wings of the storm into the furious seas which revel and rage on the Goodwins. Her fifteen men dauntlessly face the wild smother. She sinks ponderously in the trough of a great roller, and the anchor fluke is driven right through her bottom and holds her to the place-for hold her it would, long enough to let the breakers tear every living soul out of her! Under our feet and deep in the sand lie vessels one over another, and in them all that vessels carry. Countless treasures must be buried there-the treasures of centuries. Witness the Osta Junis, a Dutch East Indiaman, which, treasure-laden with[...]".
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