The 7th of March History Calendar

A Schooner

On this day 128 years ago in 1889, The Stather built schooner was stranded on Old Harry Rocks near Swanage. The crew of four were rescued by the lifeboat Charlotte Mary. The ship was later re-floated and used as a hulk at Cowes.

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© Background Photograph by Sam Ablott.