The Great Gale of 1871

Among the individual stories of the storm is that of the Harbinger lifeboat and its crews? ultimate sacrifice for their fellow sailors. The Great Gale of 1871 presents the events and the legacy of that fateful day.

The Great Gale of 1871

The Great Gale of 1871

ÿ On 10th February 1871 a storm of fatal severity swept into the calm coastal port of Bridlington Bay. With it rode dozens of helpless ships and it fell to local lifeboat crews to brave the implacable sea in attempts to save the floundering crews. Many of those heroic souls never returned to shore. In his detailed examination of the events of The Great Gale of 1871, Richard M Jones shows the horror of the disaster alongside the selfless heroism of those rescuers. Among the individual stories of the storm is that of the Harbinger lifeboat and its crews? ultimate sacrifice for their fellow sailors. The Great Gale of 1871 presents the events and the legacy of that fateful day.

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The Great Gale of 1871
Language: en
Pages: 136
Authors: Richard Jones
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-22 - Publisher: Mereo Books, mereobook, mereobooks

ÿ On 10th February 1871 a storm of fatal severity swept into the calm coastal port of Bridlington Bay. With it rode dozens of helpless ships and it fell to local lifeboat crews to brave the implacable sea in attempts to save the floundering crews. Many of those heroic souls
Australian Dictionary of Dates and Men of the Time
Language: en
Pages: 317
Authors: Sir John Henniker Heaton
Categories: Australia
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Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Sir John Henniker Heaton
Categories: New England
Type: BOOK - Published: 1880 - Publisher:

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Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Nicolette Jones
Categories: History
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