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Published by Clement in Chequers, Sharrington, Melton Constable, Norfolk .
Written in English



  • England,
  • Whitby.


  • Rohilla (Ship),
  • Shipwrecks -- England -- Whitby.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementwords and drawings by Ken Wilson.
LC ClassificationsG530.R613 W55 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination99 p. :
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3113805M
ISBN 100907027083
LC Control Number82222397

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