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Second hand books on Ships, Shipbuilding and Shipwrecks
Greycliffe: Stolen Lives -by- Steve Brew (c.2004) Roebuck Society Title No. 58. ISBN 0975133101. First Edition
limited to 1200 copies. The Tahiti-Greycliffe disaster is the deadliest shipping accident ever to occur on Sydney Harbour.
On the afternoon of 3 November 1927, the ferry 'Greycliffe' was run down and sunk by the outward-bound trans-Pacific Royal Mail
Steamship 'Tahiti', and some forty of her passengers reported dead or missing; this is the story of the Marine Court of Inquiry,
formal Inquest and Admiralty Court of Inquiry which followed; illustrated with over 50 photographs many of which never before published;
extensive appendices detail the lives and careers of those involved. Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 212 pages.
(Navarine Publishing, Woden A.C.T., 2003) In excellent condition. Weight 800 grams.
Shipwrecks Along The Great Ocean Road Shipwrecks on The Victorian West Coast From Point Lonsdale to
Portland -by- Jack Loney. 10th Edition 1996. ISBN 0959985387. Australian Shipwrecks on the Victorian
Coastline. Used second hand paperback book (No publisher. No place. Reprint of 10th Edition 1996) Corners of
covers are worn. Bookshop sticker on rear cover. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
Tall Ships And Australia Day Telecom Australia Pictorial Souvenir. Used second hand spiral-bound softcover book of
colour photographs of the tall ships which visited Sydney Harbour for Australia's Bicentennial visit of the Tall Ships in 1988;
Telecom staff photographers captured the many moods of the ships, at dockside and under sail. 50 pages. (Telecom Corporate
Communications. Sydney. 1988) Covers are worn on edges and lightly scuffed. Pages are very good.
The Wreck Of The Barque Stefano Off The North West Cape Of Australia in 1875 -by- Gustave Rathe. ISBN 0859051447.
Australian Shipwrecks. The author is the grandson of the principal character, Michael Baccich, in this true adventure story of the wreck of the
newly-constructed 160-foot barque 'Stefano'; after weeks of storms the barque ran aground about 9 miles off the northwest coast of
Australia and sinks; of the 10 survivors, only 2 finally escape death. Used second hand paperback book. 124 pages. (Hesperian Press, Victoria Park,
W.A. Reprint, 1999) In very good condition.
Treasures from The 'Vergulde Draeck' -by- Jeremy N Green. Western Australian Museum Information Series
No. 5. Australian shipwrecks. Marine Archaeology. The Dutch East Indiaman, the 'Vergulde Draeck', sank on a reef 120 km
north of Perth in 1656; the wreck was first discovered in 1963 and in January 1972 a full scale excavation was started;
this publication is the preliminary report on the excavation together with its historical background. Illustrated with black
and white photographs and drawings. Used second hand softcover booklet. 29 pages. (Western Australian Museum) Foxing and marks on rear
cover and rear endpaper. Pages are rippled in top corner from exposure to moisture but not stained. Else good.
Wrecks Along The Great Ocean Road Shipwrecks on The West Coast From Point Lonsdale to
Portland -by- J K Loney (Jack Loney). 1979 Edition. ISBN 0959985387. Australian Shipwrecks on the Victorian
Coastline. Used second hand paperback book. (No publisher. No place. 1979) Covers are creased. Foxing on edges of pages.
Remains of stickers on the rear cover. Else very good.
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