New PDF release: Medway & Swale Shipping Through Time

By Geoff Lunn

From Whitstable, with its oyster beds and fishing fleet, to Chatham and Rochester, the Medway and Swale parts have obvious a various number of delivery through the years, from the fishing smacks to males of struggle, Thames barges, crusing vessels, submarines, excitement steamers, ferries and load ships. Geoff Lunn makes use of photos to teach the contrasts over the past couple of centuries, giving a flavour of the vessels to be visible from the banks of the Medway and the Isle of Sheppey.Almost 2 hundred pictures express simply how the maritime background of the realm has replaced, as naval bases have closed down, piers have lain unused and enjoyment steamers have come and long gone. except a couple of precise events consistent with 12 months, crusing barges now not inhabit the creeks, the ships of the cement are long past, and the Chatham Dockyards has turn into a museum. know about the wealthy maritime background of the Swale and Medway and the way it has changed.

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