Category: Shipwrecks

Who’d have thought salvaging a shipwreck would prove more risky than surviving the shipwreck itself? This week’s Cursed Coast – Western Australia, where else? – involves two shipwrecks and the strange things three men did to survive. Bungaree The Bungaree …

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In the calm after the storm, the Harbourmaster thought all was safe – but he was wrong. He had not one shipwreck, but two to deal with, and the prospect of tragedy if he chose the wrong ship to see …

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You’ve just settled in a brand-new colony, set up a new mill and decide to go south on business. A sudden storm with a strong swell sends your tiny schooner to the seabed, where the only survivor of the shipwreck …

Satan, Shenton and the Ship’s Dog – #DCCC – Demelza Carlton’s Cursed Coast Episode 5 Read More »

Australia’s first naval battle in the Indian Ocean was the HMAS Sydney II and the SS Kormoran in World War II, right? The one where both vessels disappeared and weren’t found until recently? World War I didn’t affect the Indian …

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Welcome to Western Australia, where countless ships have met their doom. Shipwrecks on the West Australian coast have been firing the imagination of writers since 1629, when the Batavia sank at the Houtman Abrolhos Islands. Those islands account for more …

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In all the tales of shipwrecks, tragedy and hardship, did you ever wonder what happened to the ship’s cat? It’s common knowledge that rats desert a sinking ship and so does any human on board who wants to live – …

Does a Ship’s Cat Have Nine Lives? – Demelza Carlton’s Cursed Coast #DCCC Read More »

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Mysterious disappearances: the ship, the silver and the family jewels. Almost two hundred years later, only the family jewels have been recovered. So what did happen to the Cumberland? Did her crew really die of thirst on the open ocean? …

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Can you name a shipwreck where the ship sank to the sea floor and was raised again in three days, while a man who couldn’t swim did first aid on himself in the open ocean? How about one where the …

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You have been warned – there are mermaids masquerading as human among our population – no man is safe. Ocean’s InfiltratorĀ is out in paperback today. Could you kill the man you love to protect your people? Capsize his boat. Lure …

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The Ocean’s Gift series wouldn’t be complete without our hero, Joe Fisher. For those who don’t remember him (how could you forget?), here’s a character profile video I prepared earlier, which shows off his assets: With only two days to …

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