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Lest We Forget – Demelza Carlton’s Cursed Coast #DCCC

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

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 –

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Who Stole the Silver? – Demelza Carlton’s Cursed Coast #DCCC

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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