Talks

White Slaves Pirate Gold

This is the story of 17th century gold found on a shipwreck off Salombe and its possible involvement in the white slave trade

Barbary Pirates 16the – 17th 18th century’s

This is the story of the Barbary Pirates operating out of North Africa and terrorising the ships and crews in the English Channel

Tea Clippers lost off the South Devon coast

This is an insight into the “Age of Sail” and the Tea Clipper ships lost on the South Devon Coast. It features the “Gossamer” lost off Prawle Point in 1867

West Indiaman lost off the South devon coast

This is the story of the trade with Jamaica in the 1700’s and the merchant ships carrying rum and sugar that met there end on the South Devon Coast. It includes the ship “Dragon” 1757

HMS Venerable lost in Torbay 1804

This is the story of the 74 gun Man o War that was lost in Torbay in 1804 and includes some of the major sea battles it was involved in

The role of women at sea during the battle of Trafalgar

This is the story of how women got to be on the Naval warships and what their roles were in the 18th & 19th centuries. This also includes some of the women “Pirates”

The Nutt Brothers (Pirates from Lympstone)

This is the story of two Devon brothers who brought terror to the coast of Devon

The Armada hospital ship San Pedro El Mayor lost at Hope cove 1588

This is the story of the Spanish Armada of 1588 and how one of its hospital ships met its end off the South Devon coast

The Submarines of world war 1 & 2 lost in Lyme bay

This is the story of the British and German submarines lost in Lyme bay including underwater footage of the M2 and P555 British

Royal Navy Ships lost off the South Devon Coast in the age of sail

This is the story of the ships and where they there end. This includes HMS Venerable, HMS Crown Prize and HMS Crocodile