The 18th of June History Calendar

A Brigantine

On this day 137 years ago in 1880, the Stather built brigantine rescued the crew of Dutch Schooner Paulus and Hernts. They were the victim of a hit-and-run collision by an unknown steamer and took to the boat as their ship sank.

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© Background Photograph by Sam Ablott.