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Sunday, 14 January 2018

The Wreck of the Halsewell (1786) and other Shipwrecks; Worth Matravers, Dorset; BBC 4, Sam Willis


A brilliant BBC4 documentary with maritime historian Sam Willis, part two of a series on Shipwrecks: Britain's Sunken History

"Shipwrecks changed the course of British history, helped shape our national character and drove innovations in seafaring technology, as well as gripping our imagination".

BBC iPlayer, available for 29 days only.

Part I included the 1609 wreck of the Sea Venture at Bermuda and the link with Shakespeare's The Tempest.

Available for 22 days only.

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