The 28th of January History Calendar

James Fisher

On this day 152 years ago in 1868 another ship was launched at the Stather. The barque at 429 tons was the largest ship in terms of tonnage built by John Wray & Son. She was built for James Fisher of Barrow in Furness and travelled between Europe, Singapore and America.

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