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Research Findings 6 – Coastal Shipping

Poole’s Coastal Shipping Trade 1580-1730 Don Nutt https://docs.google.com/document/d/1NGEk73SqQN47GOA2Ip2RfNyj33k4Sr3ZDv_B92unCiA/edit?usp=sharing

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Research Findings 3 – Vessel Size

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The lives and some experiences of our leading men – Thomas Button

Admiral Sir Thomas Button (1565-1634) Button was for much of his career Admiral of the Narrow Seas – that water defined by the Bristol Channel and across the whole of Southern Ireland. His job included not only protecting vessels and coastal communities from pirates (from here in the British Isles, France, Spain, and north Africa […]

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Poole’s Governance then and maritime security

. Fishermen and traders alike cared very much about their safe passage free from risks from pirates and privateers. Life was hard enough without having to deal with the loss of goods or catches to other seamen. At the beginning of our project period piracy from French and Barbary pirates was rife in the Poole […]