Settlers Under Sail (4th edition 2011)


Commissioned by the Victorian (Australia) Government’s History Advisory Council to commemorate, in 1978, the centenary of the wreck of the Loch Ard, this book celebrates the era of sailing ship immigration to Australia. It tells the story of the famous Loch Ard shipwreck, about ‘Bully’ Forbes, master of the ill-fated Schomberg, and of the route taken by the sailing ships to Australia and the dangers they faced.

The book contains many fascinating photos and sketches.

Paperback, 49 pages, photographs and other illustrations.

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Gallery: The Loch Ard Peacock, which was salvaged following the wreck of the Loch Ard. Courtesy of Flagstaff Hill, Warrnambool.

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