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Wrecks and Reputations: The tragic tales of the Schomberg and the Loch Ard by [Charlwood, Don]
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Wrecks and Reputations: The tragic tales of the Schomberg and the Loch Ard Kindle Edition

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Two shipwrecks: 20 miles apart; 23 years apart. Both with gripping stories to tell.

The Schomberg was lost on her maiden voyage to Melbourne in 1855. Despite the survival of all passengers and crew, the ship’s loss ruined the reputation of her famous captain, ‘Bully’ Forbes. The Loch Ard – its story both tragic and heroic – was lost in 1878. There were only two survivors — 18-year-old passenger Eva Carmichael and her saviour, ship’s apprentice Tom Pearce, also 18…

Don Charlwood, descendant of a Schomberg passenger, brings together the stories of the two shipwrecks and their aftermath in a compelling and highly readable account of the colonial era of immigration by sail.

Wrecks and Reputations, brings two tragic stories together in account of heartache, loss and hope. Perfect for fans of Horatio Clare and Michael Palin.

Praise for Wrecks & Reputations:


‘Good reading, well written and indexed, excellently illustrated and thoroughly researched’ - Victorian Historical Journal

‘An accurate reconstruction of a period in Australia’s history which should not be forgotten’ - The Age

‘As a maritime chronicler the author is meticulous in his fact-gathering and brings together material from many sources’ - The Australian


Don Charlwood was born in 1915 in Melbourne and spent his boyhood in Frankston. During the Great Depression, unable to obtain work, Charlwood walked through the Otways and what is now known as The Great Ocean Road to explore the region where his grandmother was shipwrecked aboard the Schomberg in 1855.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2253 KB
  • Print Length: 227 pages
  • Publisher: Endeavour Media (4 July 2019)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07TXZVS6G
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  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #29,284 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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