On this day 135 years ago in 1884 the Stather built fishing ketch Ruby H1032 sank in the Humber near St. Andrews Dock after a collision with the SS Hero of Hull.
On this day 125 years ago in 1894, the UK saw a Great Storm, causing a number of shipping casualties.
Among them were no less than three ships built at Burton Stather in Wray's yard.
The brig Doctor was wrecked on Ballymacormick Point NI.
Two Hull fishing ketches, Romantic H1218, and Vigilant H1286, were both lost in the North Sea with all hands.