The 21st of May History Calendar

On this day 117 years ago in 1900, Boy 1st Class of HMS Queen Mary, was born at Burton Stather. Son of Arthur and Alice Waddingham.

On this day 116 years ago in 1901 the Stather built sloop was sunk in the River Humber on Trinity Sands. She was carrying gravel. The crew escaped in the boat.

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