The River Hamble


    British Isles


    Local history

    The River Hamble

    A History

    David Chun

    History Press 2014

    Paperback 128pp Illustrated

    9780752499666   Product Code: 22753

    The Hamble rises at Bishop's Waltham in Hampshire and flows for 12 miles towards Southampton Water. This guide narrates its varied history as a means of transport for local goods, a home for the royal fleet, a place of naval shipbuilding, a military resource and a centre for yachting, among other uses. The text traces the river from source to sea, with many illustrations, maps and archive photographs.

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