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The lost treasure of the ship Télémaque, at Quillebeuf

Taking our car over the Seine on the little free ferry at Quillebeuf has a leisurely charm.  Now we know that beneath us could be the treasure of Kings the time is spent planning ludicrous underwater treasure hunts. We would not be the first. The treasure was hidden on a ship

Storms, shipwreck and survival, in Dieppe

As every mariner knows, the calm green sea in our postcard match is very misleading. In an instant winds can whip up this languid lurking mass into a fearsome monster. Which is exactly what happened on the evening of 2 January 1899.  Unfortunately the steamer ‘SS Angers’ had already left Newhaven for