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Memorials of the Goodwin Sands and their surroundings, legendary and historical.

George Byng Gattie

Memorials of the Goodwin Sands and their surroundings, legendary and historical.

by George Byng Gattie

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Published by W.H.Allen in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,297p. :
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16357778M

  The report of the House Select Committee (, pp. XXXVII–XXXVIII) reported 55 lighthouses and floating lights operated by Trinity House for and 14 privately operated lighthouses in England and (, p. ) writes that by , the number of private lighthouses had fallen to Ireland and Scotland had their own lighthouse authorities (the Commissioners of Irish Cited by: Memorials of the Goodwin Sands, and their Surroundings, Legendary and Historical. By G. B. Gattie. London: J. J. Keliher & Co., Size 8 x Sj, pp. xvi. and 2l8. Maps, ('harts, and illustrations. Describes in an interesting way the present features, past changes, and historical associations of the region of the Goodwin Sands, with notes on.

  Memorials of the Goodwin Sands and Their Surroundings George Byng Gattie £ The Log of a Sky Pilot Thomas Stanley Treanor £ An Historical Report on Ramsgate Harbour John Smeaton £ Storm Warriors or Lifeboat Work on The Goodwin Sands John Gilmore £Author: Michael Child.   A local diver discovered the engines and part of the main body of the craft that would have crashed into the Goodwin Sands in Kent more than 70 years ago.

Naval Architecture Devon UK: David & Charles, Very informative book on ship construction, a series of articles taken from a larger work published in Cont. History and lore of the famous and dangerous tem mile long sand bank of the coast of Kent in southern England. With maps, charts and illustrations. Bound in original gilt-titled blue cloth, somewhat faded and worn at extremities.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gattie, George Byng. Memorials of the Goodwin Sands, and their surroundings, legendary and historical. memorials of the goodwin sands.* THE early history of the Goodwin Sands is interwoven with fanciful legends and curious superstitions ; but we at least know that for nearly eight hundred years the spot has been recognised as a place of peril to those who "go down to the sea in ships," and such a fact, of course, accounts for its sinister reputation.

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"The Shyppe Swallower" Click on the picture (above) for a larger view (MB file) "Straight out seawards and eastwards of the old quaint town of Deal lie the Goodwin Sands, basking in the sun like some marine monster whose giant snout is just awash towards the north, and only now and then emerges out of the sea to sieze with hungry jaws its prey of men and ships, with huge feelers and claws.

Memorials of the Goodwin Sands and their surroundings, legendary and historical. With maps, charts, and illustrations With maps, charts, and illustrations by. Goodwin Sands is a mile long sandbank at the southern end of the North Sea lying 6 miles off the Deal coast in Kent, England.

The area consists of a layer of approximately 25 m depth of fine sand resting on an Upper Chalk platform belonging to the same geological feature that incorporates the White Cliffs of Dover.

The banks lie between m above the low water mark to around 3 m below low. The Guttenburg was a German brig of tons that was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands on 1 Januaryresulting in the death of twenty-six of the 31 people aboard. Canton survivors. The Guttenburg picked up 14 survivors from the Canton, which she had found dis-masted and waterlogged off the coast of survivors were later delivered safely into the hands of the Walmer lugger.

The origin of the Goodwin Sands is a very interesting question, and is discussed at length in Mr. Gattie's attractive Memorials of the Goodwin Sands.

There is the romantic tradition that they once, as the 'fertile island of Lomea,' formed part of the estates of the great Earl Godwin, and that as a punishment for his crimes they 'sonke sodainly.

A gorgeous book, profusely illustrated on the whole history of engine powered ships. MEMORIALS OF THE GOODWIN SANDS, AND THEIR SURROUNDINGS, LEGENDARY AND HISTORICAL. By: Gattie, George Byng.

History and lore of the famous and dangerous tem mile long sand bank of the coast of Kent in southern England. With maps, charts and illustrations.

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coast of Kent, opposite Sandwich and Deal, about 5 miles from the mainland.N. to S. it is about 10 miles long; its breadth ranges from 1½ to 3 miles, and it forms a natural breakwater for the well-known roadstead called the Downs. Memorials of the Goodwin Sands, and their Surroundings, Legendary and Historical.

London. J.J. Keliher & Co. The Goodwin Sands is a mile-long sand bank in the English Channel, lying six miles east of Deal in Kent, England. The Guttenburg was a German brig of tons that was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands on 1 Januaryresulting in the death of 26 of the 31 people aboard.

Canton survivors. The Guttenburg picked up 14 survivors from the Canton, which she had found dis-masted and waterlogged off the coast of survivors were later delivered safely into the hands of the Walmer lugger. Gattie, George Byng. Memorials of the Goodwin Sands, And Their Surroundings, Legendary And Historical The “Kelkel” ed.

London: J.J. Keliher, Lyell, Charles, Sir, Principles of Geology: Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth And Its Inhabitants Considered As Illustrative of Geology.

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In Kent they were known as "hovellers" and worked alongside and in competition with the licensed pilots, but were sometimes blamed as wreckers. George Byng Gattie defends the hovellers or "hobilers" as lifesavers in his book about the Goodwin Sands. Memorials of the Goodwin Sands, and Their Surroundngs, Legendary and Memorials of the - $ of Goodwin the Memorials Sands, and Surroundngs, Their and Legendary Legendary and Their of Sands, and Goodwin Surroundngs, Memorials the.

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