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South Coast Harbours 1698
report by Edmund Dummer and Thomas Wiltshaw

button for dartmouth pages Summary relating to Dartmouth
Of Dartmouth
Fowey Falmouth
& Helford
how & what
circumstances
they differ from
all ye rest and
our opinion of
them.
Dartmouth, Fowey, Falmouth & Helford are places of resort upon some occasions, And there are some particulars at Dartmouth improveable for the Services of the Navy, But in other Circumstances all these seem much more Subject to Hazards for the intercourse of Shipping than those Places do that are already in Use upon this Coast of England to which our Order Confines us, ...

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