What would George Thomas think…

…if he knew that in 2007 a survey that he had made in 1843/4 would be cited in an accident report?

If you click on the link and search for ‘Mastiff’ you will see the reference:
http://www.maib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/Harold_Octopus.pdf

It is a reminder of how dangerous the seas remain and how much more dangerous they were in the days before men like Lieutenant Commander Thomas made charting the waters around our coasts their life’s work.

With him at the time were his son, Lieutenant FWL Thomas, and his future Son-in-Law, Surgeon James McBain.

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