Author Results for Juliet du Boulay

Wrecks in the Isles of Scilly

By Juliet du Boulay

This article examines the Scilly Island’s long history of shipwrecks, their part in islanders’ lives and their 19th century relative demise through lighthouse construction and steamship development. Main issues include the islanders’ continuous acts of bravery in the rescue of victims, salvaging of ship contents, beachcombing wreckage, use and sale of salvaged goods, avoidance of […] Read More

Filed under: English Channel | Irish Sea | Other (Early Modern) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Shipwrecks
Subjects include: Lifesaving & Coastguard | Ship Handling & Seamanship