The 12th of January History Calendar

A Ketch

On this day 132 years ago in 1885 there was a fatality on the Stather built ketch H1353. The third hand, Albert Brooks was washed overboard by a heavy sea along with the ship's boat, fishing gear and part of the bulwarks.

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