So after reading a fantastic book I got from my father for Christmas (SHIP: 5000 years of maritime adventure), I felt the urge to build something new – rather than finish the multitude of ships-in-progress that sit on every available surface! 687 more words
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Freeman’s Journal 22nd June, 1864 p3
WRECK OF H.M. GUNBOAT MAGPIE.
Galway, April 5.
Yesterday morning I telegraphed to you the intelligence of an unfortunate accident to the screw gunboat Magpie (2) ; and since then, the additional particulars I have gained are of little importance, expect that she did not float last night, as expected and that fears are now entertained that she will become a total wreck. 407 more words