Shipwrecks of the Southern Cape

a guide to the wrecks and their references for the coastline and islands between Lamberts Bay and Cape Agulhas
  • 116 Pages
  • 3.37 MB
  • English
Atlantic Underwater Club , Cape Town
Shipwrecks -- South Africa -- Cape of Good


South Africa, Cape of Good

Statementcompiled by J. Rawe and A. Crabtree.
ContributionsCrabtree, A., joint author.
LC ClassificationsG525 .R35
The Physical Object
Pagination[116] leaves ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4493156M
ISBN 10062003257X
LC Control Number79323162

Cape Cod Shipwrecks: More than 3, ships were lost off Cape Cod the "Graveyard of the Atlantic"5/5(2). A fascinating look at shipwrecks that occurred on and around Cape Cod, Massachusetts up until about Anyone interested in the maritime mishaps and tragedies along the Cape Cod shoreline this book would be an excellent addition to their collection/5.

Thousands of Shipwrecks off Cape Cod So many ships have piled up on the hidden sand bars off the coast between Chatham and Provincetown that those fifty miles of sea have been called an "ocean graveyard" containing an estimated 3, shipwrecks including that of the Whydah Gally, the famed pirate ship of Black Sam Bellamy that went down with over tons of gold, silver, jewels and 5/5(7).

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The Meisho Maru 38 Shipwreck is at Cape Agulhas (Western Cape) where the Indian and Atlantic Ocean meet. This Japanese Ship ran aground in and is just a stone's throw away from the beautiful Cape Agulhas Lighthouse.

There are many shipwreck dive sites along our coast, including one at Smitswinkel Bay on the Southern Peninsula in Cape Town.

This is one of South Africa's deepest dive sites and. 10 rows  This is a list of shipwrecks located in or around the continent of Africa. The shipwreck of. In and Bartholmew Dias, a Portuguese explorer, circumnavigated the southern tip of Africa and named it the Cape of Good Hope.

This was a major breakthrough in the search for a trade route from Europe to the East. Source: All shipwrecks. The Shipwrecks of Cape Point When he rounded Cape Point inthe great English explorer Sir Francis Drake famously described it as “A most stately thing and the fairest Cape in the whole circumference of the Earth.”.

16 rows  Due to its dangerously hidden and constantly moving shoals located just off-shore, Cape. A Newfoundland herring seiner fishing vessel which sank during a storm off the northeast coast of Cape Breton Island.

All eight crew were lost. All eight crew were lost. MV Patrick Morris, while assisting in the search-and-rescue mission also sank. This site Shipwrecks of the Southern Cape book the first to fall under the National Monuments Council Act for shipwrecks.

Athenian. The Athenian, a mail steamer of 3 tons, was a sister Shipwrecks of the Southern Cape book to the Moor. She was commissioned in and was the first vessel to use Cape Town's new Robinson dry-dock. Hard Aground (Shipwrecks around the Western Cape of South Africa Book 2) - Kindle edition by Walker, Michael.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Hard Aground (Shipwrecks around the Western Cape of South Africa Book 2).4/4(1). Explore Wisconsin's Great Lakes shipwrecks through underwater video, historic photographs and archaeological discoveries.

Show navigation. Centuries of exploration, travel, commerce, and recreation on the Great Lakes have left an impressive trail of maritime cultural resources along Wisconsin's Great Lakes shorelines. The location of the shipwreck is listed at the mouth of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in the AWOIS Wreck Data provided by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Interestingly enough, one book, "Great Shipwrecks of the Pacific Coast" by Robert C. Belyk, lists the wreck having occurred 80 miles south of Cape Flattery. The National Museum of the Great Lakes is excited to announce the release of a new book titled Shipwrecks of Lake Ontario: A Journey of Discovery.

This book contains stories of long lost shipwrecks and the journeys of the underwater explorers who found them, written by Jim Kennard with paintings by Roland Stevens and underwater imagery by Roger Pawlowski. The names of famous shipwrecks off South Africa's coast include the Grosvenor, the Arniston, the Waratah, the Birkenhead, and the Sacramento.

Even the mythical Flying Dutchman is sometimes 'spotted' on a foggy day down at Cape Point. Many ships that sailed these waters simply disappeared without trace – the most famous being the Waratah in Shipwrecks of Tasmania are shipwrecks which have occurred in and around the island state of Tasmania, Australia.

Tasmania is an island and since the time of European colonisation by the British, the population had been entirely reliant upon the sea for all physical contact with the outside world, until the development of links by air. This is a list of shipwrecks located off the coast of North Carolina.

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Sunk as an artificial reef. Sloop under the command of Blackbeard. Ran aground attempting to kedge the Queen Anne's Revenge off the bar near Beaufort Inlet, North continent: Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South.

Rod Farb, a PADI divemaster with decades of diving experience, has led innumerable dive trips to the wrecks off the North Carolina Coast. Shipwrecks is the chronicle of his underwater adventures diving the "Graveyard of the Atlantic." Now, this acknowledged classic is in its second edition, with over new pages of additional information/5(9).

GREAT SHIPWRECKS OF THE MAINE COAST By Jeremy D’Entremont BUY THIS BOOK. For divers and marine archaeologists, the appeal of shipwrecks is straightforward. Wrecks are like submerged time machines or windows to another world.

Thousands of Shipwrecks off Cape Cod So many ships have piled up on the hidden sand bars off the coast between Chatham and Provincetown that those fifty miles of sea have been called an "ocean graveyard" containing an estimated 3, shipwrecks including that of the Whydah Gally, the famed pirate ship of Black Sam Bellamy that went down with over tons of gold, silver,/5(5).

Cape Town’s visible shipwrecks If you’re planning a trip to Cape Town and have a love of shipwrecks on shore, you’re in luck. Visiting some of the wrecks that are visible above the water around the Cape Peninsula can be combined with your exploration of the city, and will ensure that you don’t miss any of its outdoor highlights.

LIST OF SHIPWRECKS LOCATED ALONG THE COAST OF THE OVERBERG DISTRICT MUNICIPAL AREA SHIP AREA VESSEL-CATEGORY (TYPE) NATION DATE-WRECK Underley Between Agulhas and Quoin Point 12\24\ Andre Hugo 11km south of Agulhas Fishing vessel South African 10\16\ Pisa Bot River Mouth Wooden Sailing Vessel (Barque) Italian 08\18\ Oceanography graduate student Carter DuVal then consulted a book about shipwrecks in the Mid-Atlantic and other sources to begin cross-referencing their field findings with historical clues.

Maritime records revealed that the dimensions of the W.R. Grace, built inmatched that of the wreck, and the ship had a metal sheath around the hull.

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Our newest addition to the shipwreck project is a map showing some of the better known shipwrecks. This map has four overlays. The first is main shipwreck map (red dots) showing wrecks that are close to the New Jersey coast. The second overlay is the offshore wrecks (purple stars). The third overlay is all of the wrecks sunk as part of the NJ.

But shipwrecks are as old as sea voyages, and sunken ships have been found at the seafloor all over the world, from ancient Greek vessels in the Mediterranean to Civil War battle ships off the U.S. Hunting New England Shipwrecks. Shipwrecks of Massachusetts. The state of Massachusetts has over 1, miles of undulating coastline.

The main features of the Massachusetts coast are Massachusetts Bay, Cape Cod, and the large islands of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. Famous Cape Cod Shipwrecks. Febru Although Shipwrecks around Cape Cod is out of print at the moment, Dad did document many of the noteworthy wreck that happened on the backside of Cape Cod.

Reply. Kimberley says at pm. I have his autographed book. Shipwrecks of Cape Cod. Funny, I was just trying to remember his. The wreck now lies in foot of water. Check Gary Gentiles Shipwrecks of New Jersey (south) for the story of it's sinking and also being a torpedo victim.

The German sub Korvettenkapitan Reinhard Hardegen of the U, claimed the sinking in his log book. A large intact wreck remains. The bow section is busted open on the port side.

SHIPWRECKS OF THE WESTERN CAPE - Brian Wexham - Hardcover. Very good condition. Front covers features the wreck of the ""KAKAPO"" which ran aground on Noordhoek Beach during May First edition pages.

Many colour and black and white photographs and drawings and maps. sms 07 22 44 44 55 or email [email protected] Skeleton Coast is a book by John Henry Marsh. The true story of the wrecking in of the British refrigerated cargo liner Dunedin Star and the eventual rescue of all her passengers and crew, at the cost of a tug, an SAAF aircraft and the lives of two rescuers.; Skeleton Coast is a novel by Clive Cussler that uses the shifting sands of the coastline as a prominent plot device in the.

In this respect Dr. Vedder writes in his book: ”Das alte Südwestafrika”, – Page – “Herero chief Hembapu returned along the coast towards the Omaruru River after a raid on some Nama further south.

At the river mouth they came upon a shipwreck and two naked white men – .Shipwrecks/ South East Cape, Los Cabos Municipality. 59 likes. This is for property owners, visitors, businesses in the South East Cape area near Shipwrecks.5/5.Shipwrecks.

Sunken in a storms and shipwrecked off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, discovered and photographed by Cape Cod artist Dapixara. Many historic sailing vessels, frigates, schooners older than Coming soon: Shipwreck maps, famous shipwrecks and pirate shipwrecks with sunken treasure locations.