ZENOBIA 30 to 40 gun French Frigate/ Armed Privateer? – Captain Defagas. (LARN) – Chesil Beach, near Wyke House [May be worth Research] Eight men died, Seventy one of her crew and passengers struggled ashore only to be stripped and robbed by the locals. Although we were at war, King George III was so disgusted … Read Article


Times: Thursday, February 6, 1879, Issue 29484 – Letter to the Editor: ‘A Dangerous Coast.’ Mentions stranding of the American Frigate, Constitution; Danish Barque Anne Marguerite (Swanage Bay) Also need for lighthouses etc, etc


HMS Blackwood. A 1,150 ton ‘DE’ Captain Class Frigate [60M] – Captain Commander (RN) Sly. (Divers Guide; Weymouth & Portland: Ed 5 p31 Wk. No.36) & (Detail in LARN) – Torpedoed and sunk by the German Submarine U-764 with the loss of 5 officers and 53 ratings. 4 officers including the Captain were saved. (Clarke: … Read Article