The north-west coast of England is renowned not least for its fierce storms, the inevitable consequences of which are shipwrecks, loss of life, lifeboats and daring rescues.
Local historian and author Catherine Rothwell has spent fory-nine years on the Fylde coast and she found inspiration, wonder and fascination in the dangers of the Irish Sea. Illustrated with photographs and other images of wrecks, mariners and seascapes, this is unique guide to the shipwrecks of the north-west of Engalnd.
Also included is a section on the 2008 wreck Riverdance.
17 x 26 cms