I often tell people that I one of the best inbox in sailing
and this afternoon I got this from the most excellent WDPatt
this is what he writes
I final notice you pointing out that the 'rebel english officer' Dollman helped the dutch in 1667 try and take languard point............
This is as I'm sure you know the 'Rebel english officer' in the Riddle of the Sands had the same name!
But also you pointed out the starting cannon that was donated to the RHYC near pin mill was from Arthur Davies, One of the good guys in the Riddle of the sands!
I do hope I am not the last person to notice what Erskin Childes (might have) done!
Last Photo of Erskin Childes boat Dulcibella.
..I'm sure it would have been broken up during the war.
Remarkably like the boat used in the Simon McCorkendale movie in the 70's.
I think this was near where you got the 'Slug?