Smuggling and wrecking

Smuggling and wrecking around Cornwall

August 18, 2018

Smuggling aboard a Packet ship

James Williamson gives this account of ‘smuggling’ from his time on HM Packet Duke of York. From the earliest establishment of the [Packets], [1] the spirit […]
August 17, 2018

Smuggling and wrecking

It would be impossible to talk about the maritime history of Cornwall without some mention of smuggling and wrecking. Smuggling is a bye-product of government policy […]