The 30th of August History Calendar

A Ketch

On this day 165 years ago in 1855, the Ketch was launched at Burton Stather for Mr Briggs.

On this day 142 years ago in 1878, the Stather built schooner was lost when she was stranded on Scoughill Rocks near Berwick. She was carrying oil cake from Hull to Leith under J Abbott. The crew of four were saved.

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© Background Photograph by Sam Ablott.