Promiscuous Bathing at Margate: Victorian Outrage Over Indecency at the Public Beach – Mimi Matthews

The Harbor, Margate, England, 1890-1900. (Library of Congress)

“Indecency among the Margate Bathers comes round as regularly as the season itself.” The Era, 23 July 1865. In Victorian England, it was generally believed that the sexes should be kept apart when …

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The time in 1919 a WWI German U boat washed ashore on a British Beach and ruined “seaside day” for everyone

SM U-118 was a type UE II minelaying submarine of the Imperial German Navy and one of 329 submarines serving with that navy during World War I. U-118 was…

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