The 25th of January History Calendar

A Barque

On this day 145 years ago in 1872 was the last that was heard of the barque heading for New York. The ship left Barrow on the 30th Nov 1871 and was last reported at a position about 200 miles, bearing 150° from New york on this date. Read the .

One year later in 1873 the brigantine was lost when run down by the steam packet Bride in the Bristol Channel. Read the .

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