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Ghost Wrecks of the South Seas By Paul W Simpson
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Stories of the lost sailing ships Foundling, British King, Loch Laggan, Loch Lomond, Loch Maree, Loch Long, and the West Gate which was found at the bottom of the Indian Ocean during the search for... More > the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370.< Less
Star of Greece - For Profit & Glory - 120 Year Anniversay Edition By Paul W Simpson
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120 Years after the Tragedy! The Star of Greece was an iron clipper ship built by Harland & Wolff of Ireland for JP Corry of Belfast. For more than 20 years she plied the waters between Britain,... More > India and Australia before coming to grief in 1888 with the loss of 18 lives. Her loss on Friday July 13th 1888 left many unanswered questions, including just who was aboard the ‘Star of Greece’ and what happened to the men and boys on that fateful night over one hundred and twenty years ago. Here now is the updated edition with new research and photographs to commemorate the 120th anniversary of the loss of the clipper ship Star of Greece, and the deaths of 18 men and boys off Lion Head, Port Willunga. South Australia.< Less
The Last Captain By Paul W Simpson
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It is 1887 and the glory days of the clipper City of Adelaide and her last Captain are over. Love, loss, ambition, family betrayal and the mysterious disappearance of a ship carrying the heirs to a... More > vast family fortune. Such was the nature of the lives and disappearances of Grace and Captain Edward Alston in 1890. A Victorian era sea captain and his wife spend the last days of their lives filled with love, danger, familial conflict and mystery.< Less
Ole Virginia Bound By Paul W Simpson
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Sister to the famous flyer, Swordfish, the Gosport was the last clipper built in antebellum Virginia. Coming from the yard of shipbuilders Page & Allen, she started life as a Western Ocean packet... More > carrying timber, to Europe before returning to New Orleans with French and German migrants. The clipper’s hold would then be filled with bales of cotton for Liverpool’s mills. From packet-ship to nitrate clipper to coolie ship, Ole Virginia Bound records unwritten tales of the states last clipper and sheds light upon previously hidden period in America’s maritime history.< Less

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