Roy Gallop's Any Muddy Bottom: A History of Somerset's Waterborne Trade PDF

By Roy Gallop

ISBN-10: 0750961635

ISBN-13: 9780750961639

This book reveals the operating lives of the vessels, ports, and other people focused on Somerset's waterborne alternate for greater than 2,000 years. for hundreds of years, Somerset relied on its harbors and rivers for its existence blood. this is often the tale of the county's ports, capsules, and waterways, the original vessels and expert males that used them, the cargoes they carried, and the daily practicalities in their lives. This illustrated heritage embraces the entire coast, all of the ports, the vessels, their features and cargoes, send dealing with, vendors, skippers and crews, the inland distribution procedure, and the adjustments in those actions correct as much as the current day and the present protection, recovery, and new construct legacy.

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