The 11th of May History Calendar

A Schooner

On this day 198 years ago in 1819, the schooner was launched at Burton Stather for Abraham Hemmingway of Gainsborough. She was the first schooner built by the yard.

In 1867, 150 years ago, the dandy rigged fishing smack was launched for sailmaker, William Lawrence of Grimsby.

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© Background Photograph by Sam Ablott.