From Logboats to U-boats
English Heritage 2013
Hardback 300pp Illustrated 273x218mm
9781848020443   Product Code: 19308
From the remains of primitive boats of uncertain date to 18th century trading ships and vessels of the Second World War, there are hundreds of wrecks around England's coast bearing testament to the importance of shipping in the nation's history. This illustrated study assesses the factors that have led to maritime disasters over the centuries and provides an insight into naval archaeology and the role of English Heritage in the protection of historic wreck sites.