Compelling true-life stories about mariners' dreadful experiences at sea during the heyday of deep-sea commercial sail. Recounted mainly as original narratives compiled from the Casualties columns and pages of Lloyd's List. A wealth of fascinating topics including strandings, mutiny, murder, messages in a bottle and seaquakes.
An authoritative and enthusiastic guide to the Lowland canals, the Antonine Wall including icons such as the Falkirk Wheel and the Kelpies. Features the story of the Union and Forth & Clyde Canals' restoration.
Much of Scotland's lost railway heritage is still out there waiting to be discovered. This book focuses on the door to this secret world for the enthusiast as well as those with an interest in Scotland and its transport.
Will be of special interest to the aviation community, passengers past and present, as well as providing an insight and authentic feedback from the pilot's side of the cockpit door for the general reader. An entertaining and lively read!
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