Maritime and History Talk: Karl Rowbottom – Wind, Winches & Wicker Baskets
Maritime and History Talk: Karl Rowbottom – Wind, Winches & Wicker Baskets: A Lighthouse Keeper’s Memoirs
Have you ever wondered about the life of a lighthouse keeper and how they lived and survived in those remote often storm swept locations where lighthouses were built?
Join the Bass Strait Maritime Centre to hear about the life of former Tasman Island lighthouse keeper, Karl Rowbottom.
His story, Wind, Winches and Wicker Baskets, details his challenges with nature, the dangers and sometimes heart break that went with the job.