The 3rd of January History Calendar

The Burton Stather

On this day 151 years ago in 1866 John Wray & Son launched another ship. The barque was the largest and most high spec ship built by the yard. 155 feet long with nine luxury staterooms, she carried passengers and cargo between London and Natal (Durban) in South Africa, later moving to Eastern Australia. Read the .

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