I think this could have been the culprit! Overview The Indonesia: Halmahera: Ternate earthquake was on February 14, 1846. But I will have to check my map!Message 1 of 3 , Oct 30, 2012View SourceI think this could have been the culprit!But I will have to check my map!RegardsChristine
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On 2012-10-30, at 12:27 PM, "pkbruce1947" <peterbruce@...> wrote:
I came across this description of huge rollers causing havoc in the roadstead (anchorage) at St Helena in 1846. Mention is made of the rescue efforts of Robert Seale, Shipkeeper and his wife. An interesting read. My guess is the rollers were a tsunami.
Here's the webpage: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~pbtyc/Gazette/Misc/St_Helena.html