Saturday, August 27, 2016

Souvenir Saturday: Bell of the Conch at the Cape 1837

A number of references to Captain William Bell and his schooner Conch occur in the 1830s Cape newspapers, helping to add valuable information to his chronology and to give a picture of his coastal sailing routine. 

 South African Commercial Advertiser 1837

to veteran researcher Sue McKay for all her photography and transcription work, of
which I was one grateful recipient.

Captain William Bell, Port Captain of Durban

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