The 1st of January History Calendar

A Ketch

New Years Day

On this day 125 years ago in 1894, Thomas Parker, on the Stather built fishing ketch , H53 drowned in the North Sea. He and the 2nd hand were returing to the smack in it's boat when a wave caught his oar and threw him into the sea.

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© Background Photograph by Sam Ablott.