The 12th of March History Calendar

A Ketch

137 years ago in 1883 William Fern, 20, deckhand on the Stather built fishing ketch (H1191), was lost overboard while reefing the mainsail.

One year later in 1882, John Wray & Son launched the ketch for William John Robins of Hull. Read the story of the .

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© Background Photograph by Sam Ablott.