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The Ship, The Lady and The Lake : the Extraordinary Life of a Victorian Steamship in the Andes.

Author: Meriel Larken; Prince Philip HRH Duke of Edinburgh
Publisher: London : Bene Factum Publishing, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Meriel Larken's successful mission to restore the Victorian British built steamship, the Yavari, that had fallen into disrepair by 1985 on Lake Titicaca, Peru.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Larken, Meriel.
Ship, The Lady and The Lake : The Extraordinary Life of a Victorian Steamship in the Andes.
London : Bene Factum Publishing, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Meriel Larken; Prince Philip HRH Duke of Edinburgh
ISBN: 9781903071496 1903071496 9781903071762 1903071763
OCLC Number: 815784189
Description: 1 online resource (447 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Illustration acknowledgements; Author's Note; Foreword; Prologue; CHAPTER 1 : My Introduction to Peru; CHAPTER 2 : Getting to Know Peru; CHAPTER 3 : First Sighting of the Yavarí; CHAPTER 4 : Establishing the Yavarí's True Value; CHAPTER 5 : Trying to Buy the Yavarí; CHAPTER 6 : Fundraising at Home and Away; CHAPTER 7 : Creating La Asociación Yavarí and Buying the Yavarí; CHAPTER 8 : Willingly Distracted Around Lima; CHAPTER 9 : Registering The Yavari Project; CHAPTER 10 : The Origins of the Yavarí CHAPTER 11 : Captain Carlos Settles in and the Inauguration of the Yavarí MuseumCHAPTER 12 : The Yavarí's Epic Journey to Lake Titicaca; CHAPTER 13 : Searching for the Footsteps of the Yavarí; CHAPTER 14 : On the Altiplano; CHAPTER 15 : Sailing, Slipping and Going Aground Drill!; CHAPTER 16 : Changes All Round; CHAPTER 17 : Casting Off; Reference Notes; Bibliography; Acknowledgements; A, B, C; Index; D, E, F; G, H, I; J, K, L; M, N, O; P, Q, R; S, T, U; V, W, X; Y, Z; Plates; Copyright.

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This is the remarkable story of the author's single-minded campaign to restore the British built Victorian steamship - the Yavari - which she found rotting in Peru on Lake Titicaca.  Read more...

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"This account of her (Meriel Larken) passion makes stirring reading" Jane Shilling The Daily Mail 1st June 2012

 
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