Battles with the Sea: History of Lifeboat and Rocket
Das Buch erzahlt die Geschichte der englischen Seenotrettung von den Anfangen bis zum 19. Jahrhundert. This book tells the story of the maritime salvage in Britain from the beginning until the 19th century.
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I would like this man I'm sure. He is so passionate about everything. This book is written in support of the Lifeboat Institution and is full of fact about that institution in the year 1881. It is ... Read full review
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anchor ashore barque battle billows boat's brig Brixham Broadstairs cable Cahore captain cliffs coast heroes coastguard coxswain crew danger darkness dashed deck Demerara Dick disaster drowned fastened fired Fusilier gale gallant Girdler Goodwin Sands gunwale harbour hauled hawser heard hearts hope hundred Jones keel land launched leap leeward life-saving lifebelts lifeboat cause lifeboat-men lifebuoy light lightship LIONEL LUKIN lives lost Macmillan and Company Margate mast mate National Lifeboat Institution night oars ordinary boat perishing pier plunging pounds Prideaux Brune R. M. Ballantyne raging sea Ramsgate reader rescued rescuers roaring rocket apparatus rocks rope round Royal National Lifeboat rush sail sailor saved schooner seen self-emptying self-righting ship shipwreck shoals shore shouted side signal Sir Charles Reed South Sand Head steamer storm Storm Warriors struck surf terrible thunder tide tossed Tynemouth vessel victory waves whip wildly wind women wreck yards