Some articles on wrecks, wreck:
... A bad very deadly wreck occurred in July 1942 near northern Norristown ... The wreck forced dispatching changes and a reduction in operating speeds ...
... The first known wreck on the West Australian coast was the Trial (Tryall) in 1622 ... This is especially of interest at the wrecks of the Vergulde Draeck and Zuytdorp ... Other notable pre-colonial wrecks include Correio da Azia, a Portuguese Despatch vessel bound for Macau Rapid an American China Trader bound for the Indies ...
... This is a list of all sites designated under the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973 ... it launched an online searchable database of all protected wreck sites in English territorial waters 'The National Heritage List for England', which includes the location co-ordinates, designation list ... The administration of designated historic wrecks in Scotland is managed by Historic Scotland, and in Wales by CADW ...
... Most listings of the wrecks of Western Australia present them chronologically or group them into regions, areas or adjacent capes and coastal features, so as to ... Its CEO is charged with the responsibility of managing the wrecks lying offshore and in inland rivers and estuaries for both the State of Western Australia and the ... A chronological listing of all known wrecks on the West Australian coast, for example, appears in the three volume 'Unfinished Voyages' Series produced by ...
Famous quotes containing the word wrecks:
“There are wrecks on the fore-beach,
wind will beat your ship,
there is no shelter in that headland,
it is useless waste, that edge.”
—Hilda Doolittle (18861961)
“Thou shoreless flood, which in thy ebb and flow
Claspest the limits of mortality,
And sick of prey, yet howling on for more,
Vomitest thy wrecks on its inhospitable shore;”
—Percy Bysshe Shelley (17921822)
“History is strewn with the wrecks of nations which have gained a little progressiveness at the cost of a great deal of hard manliness, and have thus prepared themselves for destruction as soon as the the movements of the world gave a chance for it.”
—Walter Bagehot (18261877)