Salcombe: Schooner Port

by Roger Barrett | Paperback, 167 pages

Winner of Devon History Society’s W.G. Hoskins Prize 2018
In this lavishly illustrated account of Salcombe’s heyday as a shipbuilding and shipowning port, famed for its clipper fruit schooners, Roger Barrett, the Curator of Salcombe Maritime Museum, tells the story of the Haven’s maritime community and describes the ships, their trades and the men and women who built, owned and sailed them.