Re: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Seales and the rollers of 1846
- I 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