The Dart Estuary Lights, Marks and Lighthouses - A Brief History, by Don Collinson

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The Dart Estuary Lights, Marks and Lighthouses - A Brief History, by Don Collinson

The Dart Estuary Lights, Marks and Lighthouses - A Brief History, by Don Collinson

Published by the Kingswear Historians in 2004, 36 pages. A5 size Booklet (N3736)

This booklet provides an excellent introduction to the maritime history of the river Dart estuary in Devon, concentrating on the lights, marks and lighthouses that have served the river in part centuries. Sections include:

  • The early years
  • The first light
  • Dartmouth castle lighthouse
  • Queen Victoria's visit
  • The Dartmouth and Torbay railway company
  • Railway mania wanes
  • The Dartmouth Harbour commission
  • The Kingswear Lighthouse
  • The Jetty Lighthouse
  • The five Eddystone Lighthouses
  • Robert Elliot Ferris
  • Lightships from Philip & Son
  • The present day

The booklet is illustrated throughout with lots of black and white photographs, maps and drawings

Condition of the booklet is generally very good. The cover has one or two very minor scuffs, and some light wear along the edges and corners, but the staple spine is tight and intact, and all pages are clean, inatct, unblemished and tightly bound.

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