The 20th of March History Calendar

A Ketch

On this day 130 years ago in 1889, the Stather built cargo ketch was stranded in a storm outside Berwick Harbour. The crew were recued by the lifeboat John and Janet. The ship was thought to be a total wreck, but was later recovered and repaired.

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© Background Photograph by Sam Ablott.