Rush Green author publishes book about Thames disasters
A Rush Green author has written a book about ships that have sunk in the River Thames.
Michael Foley charts the history of ships up to the Marchioness disaster in the 1980s in the book Disaster on the Thames.
It reveals the many shipwrecks and disasters that occurred along the River Thames.
Mr Foley, a former teacher, has had an interest in the Thames his whole life.
He has dedicated the book to the Treasure Island Ward and Tropical Lagoon ward at Queen’s Hospital after his twin grandsons spent some time in the wards.
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The book Disaster on the Thames will be published July 25.
His previous work includes: Hard as Nails; Front Line Essex; Front Line Kent; Essex: Ready For Anything; and Front Line Thames.
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