Author Results for N McCord

A Naval Scandal of 1871: The Loss of HMS Magaera

By N McCord

The running aground and loss of the Magaera at St Paul’s Island and the subsequent casting away of the crew for over two months was the final act of a story of neglect and incompetence that ran from dockyard to high Government. The ship was designed as an early iron warship but the inferior quality […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Indian Ocean | Shipwrecks
Subjects include: Administration | Shipbuilding & Design