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Fishlock's Sea Stories

Authors: Trevor Fishlock

Published by Seren

ISBN: 9781854113603

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In Fishlock's Sea Stories, the popular broadcaster and author Trevor Fishlock turns his attention to Wales's maritime history. In his elegant and informative style Fishlock explores the history of Wales's relationship with the sea, from shipbuilding and seafaring to smuggling and emigration.

Published to accompany the BBC Wales series, the book includes chapters on lighthouses, lifeboats and pilots; the Welsh influence on Liverpool as Britain's major port; the importance of the Industrial Revolution in the growth and decline of Wales's ports; policing the water of Wales; and the everyday life of ferries and pleasure-boats.

Illustrated throughout in colour.

Trevor Fishlock is a writer and broadcaster. He was staff correspondent of The Times in India and New York, and Moscow bureau chief for The Daily Telegraph. He has worked on assignment in more than sixty countries and has written books about Wales, India, America and Russia. He writes and presents the popular Wild Tracks series for ITV, now in its ninth year, and Fishlock's Sea Stories for BBC Wales. He lives in Cardiff.
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