Algoa Bay in the age of sail (1488 to 1917) a maritime story by Colin Urquhart

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Published by Bluecliff Pub. in Port Elizabeth, South Africa .

Written in English

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  • Shipping -- South Africa -- Algoa Bay -- History,
  • Shipwrecks -- South Africa -- Algoa Bay -- History,
  • Caravels -- South Africa -- Algoa Bay -- History,
  • Sailing ships -- South Africa -- Algoa Bay -- History,
  • Algoa Bay (South Africa) -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 294) and index.

Book details

StatementColin Urquhart.
LC ClassificationsHE903.4 .U77 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination300 p. :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23678656M
ISBN 100620286709
ISBN 109780620286701
LC Control Number2009286446

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[1] [2] The ABYC Founder Members were Paddy Goodall, Scotty Pearson, Mike Morgan, Harold Kohler, Charles Allen, Graham Packer, Jerry Cullum and Stompie on: Dom Pedro Jetty, Port Elizabeth.

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This became a common method later in the shipping history of the port and i am just sorry now that i did not take a photograph at the time. In his masterful book, Algoa Bay in the Age of Sail, Colin Urquhart, eloquently provides the backdrop to this calamity.

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He had noticed the captain of the Cape-owned. Please join us in wishing the Algoa Bay Yacht Club members below all the best on their birthdays this month: 04 - M POTGIETER 05 - W SCHMELZER, K REGNART 09 - L GODWIN 11 - R SCHIMPF 14 - A SCOTT, MC ROBINSON, MOLLY REED 19 - G FABRE’ 21 - A PSAROUDAKIS, I GREY, M MEYER 22 - R GWYNN 23 - P VOGES 27 - J BARRY 30 - M.

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Full-colour reproduction of the oil on canvas by Thomas Baines the original of which is in the possession of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum formerly the King George VI Art Gallery Port Elizabeth.

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