Ships & Wrecks

For Teachers

Below are links to printer-friendly Word documents of the pages in this section of Dorset and the Sea. Clicking on a link will open the relevant document in a new window (MS Word needs to be installed on the computer you are using).

The story of The Royal Adelaide

Illustrated London News 7 th December 1872 (Royal Adelaide)

Adelaide Wreck 28.11.1872

The story of The Halsewell

‘A Circumstantial Narrative of the Loss of the Halsewell’

The Wreck of the Halsewell

Framework ideas, equipment and diagrams

‘Pulley Systems’ ideas, equipment and diagrams

‘Breeches Buoy’ ideas, equipment and instructions

Boat Building and Boat Propulsion Development

Lesson Plan. Making a Rocket