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Historian wants to bring Great War wreck back home

A rusting trawler in South Georgia is thought to be the last surviving boat of its kind to have served in the First World War – and now a historian wants to return it toEngland. The Hull Daily Mail says … Continue reading

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Yacht disaster that highlighted sea safety failings

The wreck of the yacht Queequeg in James Bay brought home the failings in St Helena’s ancient marine laws, says the man in charge of reviewing them.  The 40-year-old racing yacht, built by a celebrated Australian designer, was about to … Continue reading

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Yacht wreck owner gets £200,000 pay-out

The wreck of the classic yacht Queequeg in James Bay in 2011 has resulted in an out-of-court settlement approaching a quarter of a million pounds. The veteran racing yacht broke its mooring and was blown onto rocks at the Needle’s … Continue reading

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War wreck to be assessed after years of polluting bay

After decades of leaking oil into the waters of James Bay, the torpedoed wreck of the RFA Darkdale is to be surveyed by a team of experts from the UK. They head out to St Helena at the end of April. … Continue reading

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