The 18th of October History Calendar

Model of the SS Stelling

128 years ago in 1889 the schooner , built at Burton Stather was lost. Travelling from Hull to Gravesend with coal, she was run down by SS Stelling near the Sunk Light, two of the crew were lost, two were saved by the steamer's boat.

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© Background Photograph by Sam Ablott.