The 2nd of September History Calendar

A Ketch

On this day 127 years ago in 1890, Thomas Lamb, deckhand on board the Stather built fishing smack was drowned at sea. He was washed overboard by a heavy sea while hauling gear. The wave also carried away the ships' boat, fish room hatch, and bulwarks.

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