Goodwin Sands


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Goodwin Sands,

stretch of shoals and sandbars, c.10 mi (20 km) long, lying off the east coast of Kent, SE England. It forms a breakwater E of The Downs, a roadstead. Shipwrecks were formerly frequent on the Sands. The shifting sands do not allow the construction of lighthouses, but there are several lightships and numerous buoys. Traditionally, the Sands were once a fertile isle called Lomea, the property of Godwin, earl of Wessex; Lomea was submerged by a great storm in the late 11th cent.
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She added: "The Goodwin Sands have been known in the past as The Great Ship Swallower.
In addition, he says the Goodwin Sands location could offer "excellent transport links," with a 40-minute high-speed rail connection to London via the existing (high-speed) HS1 line or vehicle access via existing major roads and newly-created tunnels.
The four-runway airport, capable of handling 150 million passengers a year, would be built 1.8 miles off Deal on the east coast of Kent, on the Goodwin Sands in the English Channel.
The four-runway airport, capable of handling 150 million passengers a year, would be built 1.8 miles off Deal in Kent, on the Goodwin Sands in the English Channel.
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The twin-engined Dornier 17 first emerged from Goodwin Sands, a 10-mile long sandbank off the coast of Deal, Kent, two years ago, a spokeswoman for the Royal Air Force (RAF) Museum said.
1899 - The first radio distress call was sent for assistance to a merchant ship aground on Goodwin Sands, off the Kent coast.
But you especially want the pointless animated cantering horse and gig to be replaced by an animation of Pugin steering his wrecker, The Caroline, out to the Goodwin Sands to collect salvage.
In tonight's episode, the trio dive to explore the wreck of HMS Stirling Castle, a man o' war sunk on the Goodwin Sands on November 26, 1703, the night of the Great Storm immortalised by Daniel Defoe.
Off the Kent coast shipwrecked seamen managed to find a foothold don the Goodwin Sands, but they knew the rising sea would drown them if they were not taken off.
Newcomer Goodwin Sands drifted from 5-2 to 5-1 for the EBF Maiden and he appeared to get up close home but the photo showed that he had been beaten less than an inch by Smuggler's Song.
The son of Dr Devious just managed to hold on from Goodwin Sands. O'Brien said: "I'm not sure about plans, I'll have to talk to JP."