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  • Steven Ritchie
    It s on Youtube. No longer on iplayer. At least I didn t get it on iplayer by typing Ricky Ross. ... It s on Youtube. No longer on iplayer. At least I didn t
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      It's on Youtube. No longer on iplayer. At least I didn't get it on iplayer by typing Ricky Ross.


      From: "dundee-history@yahoogroups.com" <dundee-history@yahoogroups.com>
      To: dundee-history@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Friday, 6 July 2012, 8:35
      Subject: [dundee-history] Digest Number 1025

      Dundee History
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      Digest #1025
      1a
      Re: Digest Number 1022 by "fiona275190" fiona275190
      1b
      Re: Digest Number 1022 by "John" john.lowden@...
      2
      Re: Digest Number 1024 by "Webgaffer" skenkerdoon
      Thu Jul 5, 2012 1:21 am (PDT) . Posted by: "fiona275190" fiona275190
      Mark,

      The programme was called "The Great British Story: Dundee" and was shown on BBC2 on 26 June at 10pm.

      --- In dundee-history@ yahoogroups. com, "Mark" <markhenderson5@ ...> wrote:
      >
      > Can anyone tell me what Channel the programme was on?
      >
      > I didn't know about it, so may try to get it via. Catch-up I-Player etc.
      >
      >
      > Regards
      > Mark H
      >
      > --- In dundee-history@ yahoogroups. com, "Edmund Raphael" <edmundraphael@ > wrote:
      > >
      > > Perhaps it was the south west of Cornwall and the Irish coast which were worst affected by the results of the 1755 earthquake, with readings of between 8.5 and 9.0 MW. It seems that 8.7 on this length of the Cornish coast was considered to have been worse than that experienced in Lisboa (Lisbon).
      > >
      > > In 1607, another tidal surge caused between 500 and 2000 deaths, in towns and villages on the Bristol Channel. It is to be remembered, that the tidal flow of the aforementioned is the world's second largest.
      > >
      > > Edmund Raphael-Beldowski
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: fiona275190
      > > To: dundee-history@ yahoogroups. com
      > > Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2012 9:14 AM
      > > Subject: [dundee-history] Re: Digest Number 1022
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Thank you both for your replies. It seems strange that a tsunami which had a fairly significant effect hardly warrants a mention in Dundee's history. By all accounts however it was a major event in European history and had a devastating effect on the SW of England and Wales.
      > >
      > > Fiona
      > >
      > > --- In dundee-history@ yahoogroups. com, Webgaffer <webgaffer@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > On 3 Jul 2012, at 08:40, dundee-history@ yahoogroups. com wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > Hi,
      > > > > I watched the Ricky Ross programme about Dundee the other night and
      > > > > reference was made to a tidal wave which hit Dundee in 1755. Does
      > > > > anyone have any details about this? I have only found one reference
      > > > > to it (but no details) and that was in "Lost Dundee".
      > > > >
      > > > > Thanks, Fiona
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Hi Fiona.
      > > >
      > > > What Malcolm said was in the right ball park. As far as I can recall
      > > > (haven't watched my recording of the Ricky Ross prog yet) the result
      > > > of the damage in Dundee was that the harbour area was built up by
      > > > around 14 feet, so that It, hopefully, wouldn't happen again. Prof
      > > > McKean mentioned the 'cellar' under the old Winters building during a
      > > > city centre walk, organised by the City Centre & Harbour Community
      > > > Council, a few years ago.
      > > >
      > > > There's next to nothing on the web about the tsunami's effect on
      > > > Dundee but there is quite an extensive page on the tsunami at:-
      > > >
      > > > http://www.drgeorge pc.com/Tsunami17 55Lisbon. html
      > > >
      > > > Brian Doon the Toon.
      > > >
      > >
      >

      Thu Jul 5, 2012 8:14 pm (PDT) . Posted by: "John" john.lowden@...
      Hi everyone,,just to let you know that I was interested in watching this show but being in Australia thought it near impossible,, ,but I found it ,,,it is in you tube. Type in the show name,,,I typed in the guys name,,someone Ross ,and Dundee ,and I watched the show,,about 40 minutes,,amazing I didn't know that Dundee has a medieval type of town,under he actual town,,and that you can access it. Anyway try YouTube and you'll get it.

      Cheers hope this helps some not in Britain.
      John
      Johnlowden59@ gmail.com

      Sent from my iPad

      On Jul 5, 2012, at 6:21 PM, "fiona275190" <fiona.brown118@ btinternet. com> wrote:

      > Mark,
      >
      > The programme was called "The Great British Story: Dundee" and was shown on BBC2 on 26 June at 10pm.
      >
      > --- In dundee-history@ yahoogroups. com, "Mark" <markhenderson5@ ...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Can anyone tell me what Channel the programme was on?
      > >
      > > I didn't know about it, so may try to get it via. Catch-up I-Player etc.
      > >
      > >
      > > Regards
      > > Mark H
      > >
      > > --- In dundee-history@ yahoogroups. com, "Edmund Raphael" <edmundraphael@ > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Perhaps it was the south west of Cornwall and the Irish coast which were worst affected by the results of the 1755 earthquake, with readings of between 8.5 and 9.0 MW. It seems that 8.7 on this length of the Cornish coast was considered to have been worse than that experienced in Lisboa (Lisbon).
      > > >
      > > > In 1607, another tidal surge caused between 500 and 2000 deaths, in towns and villages on the Bristol Channel. It is to be remembered, that the tidal flow of the aforementioned is the world's second largest.
      > > >
      > > > Edmund Raphael-Beldowski
      > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > From: fiona275190
      > > > To: dundee-history@ yahoogroups. com
      > > > Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2012 9:14 AM
      > > > Subject: [dundee-history] Re: Digest Number 1022
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Thank you both for your replies. It seems strange that a tsunami which had a fairly significant effect hardly warrants a mention in Dundee's history. By all accounts however it was a major event in European history and had a devastating effect on the SW of England and Wales.
      > > >
      > > > Fiona
      > > >
      > > > --- In dundee-history@ yahoogroups. com, Webgaffer <webgaffer@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > On 3 Jul 2012, at 08:40, dundee-history@ yahoogroups. com wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > > Hi,
      > > > > > I watched the Ricky Ross programme about Dundee the other night and
      > > > > > reference was made to a tidal wave which hit Dundee in 1755. Does
      > > > > > anyone have any details about this? I have only found one reference
      > > > > > to it (but no details) and that was in "Lost Dundee".
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Thanks, Fiona
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Hi Fiona.
      > > > >
      > > > > What Malcolm said was in the right ball park. As far as I can recall
      > > > > (haven't watched my recording of the Ricky Ross prog yet) the result
      > > > > of the damage in Dundee was that the harbour area was built up by
      > > > > around 14 feet, so that It, hopefully, wouldn't happen again. Prof
      > > > > McKean mentioned the 'cellar' under the old Winters building during a
      > > > > city centre walk, organised by the City Centre & Harbour Community
      > > > > Council, a few years ago.
      > > > >
      > > > > There's next to nothing on the web about the tsunami's effect on
      > > > > Dundee but there is quite an extensive page on the tsunami at:-
      > > > >
      > > > > http://www.drgeorge pc.com/Tsunami17 55Lisbon. html
      > > > >
      > > > > Brian Doon the Toon.
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
      >
      Thu Jul 5, 2012 10:34 am (PDT) . Posted by: "Webgaffer" skenkerdoon
      Wed Jul 4, 2012 4:54 am (PDT) . Posted by: "Mark" markhenderson5Can
      anyone tell me what Channel the programme was on?
      I didn't know about it, so may try to get it via. Catch-up I-Player etc.
      Regards
      Mark H

      Hi Mark.It was on BBC2 Scotland last Tuesday, 26th June.This WAS the
      link for it on iPlayer:-http://www.bbc. co.uk/iplayer/ episode/b01k88mz /The_Great_ British_Story_ Dundee/However
      , it seems to be no longer there. You can find info and three clips
      at:-http://www.bbc. co.uk/programmes /b01k88mz
      Brian Doon The Toon.
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