The 17th of October History Calendar

A Schooner

136 years ago in 1884 the schooner , built at Burton Stather was lost. The ship was caught in a squall 25 mile east of The Tyne, which broke off both masts and damaged the deck. The crew were saved by the brig John of Sunderland.

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© Background Photograph by Sam Ablott.