Shipwrecks and Salvage in South Africa
This volume brings together widely-scattered information concerning the nearly 1000 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 1505, to that of the Daeyang family in 1986. Illustrated with sketches, maps, drawings, and contemporary and historical photographs, the book covers various aspects of shipwrecks and salvage in South Africa which a main text and three appendixes, which list in alphabetical, chronological and geographical order all the shipwrecks that have occurred on the South African coast.
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Navigation and Shipbuilding
Causes of Shipwrecks
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African Commercial Advertiser Algoa Bay anchor April August Bay south-east gale beneath reclaimed land boat British wooden barque built buried beneath reclaimed cables cannon Cape Agulhas Cape Archives Cape Argus Cape Recife Cape Tbwn Gazette Cape Town captain coast commanded by Capt crew December divers diving drowned Durban Dutch East India east gale East India Company East London East-Indiaman Eastern Province Herald February Graham's Tbwn Journal iron January July June Knysna lies buried beneath lives were lost Lloyds Register manded by Capt March Mossel Bay Mouille Point Natal Mercury north-east November October Plettenberg Bay Port Elizabeth Port Nolloth Portuguese Ran ashore recovered Register of Shipping Robben Island Rock sailed Saldanha Bay sale notice Salt River mouth salvage salvor schooner Shipping Register South African Commercial south-west Struis Bay Sunderland Table Bay tons vessel voyage from London wind Wrecked a little Wrecked in Algoa