The 24th of January History Calendar

A Ketch

On this day 125 years ago in 1894 the Stather built ketch lost two crewmen overboard. Skipper Thomas Cockroberts and 4th hand apprentice George Watson, were washed away when the vessel shipped a heavy sea.

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