The 7th of February History Calendar

The R Passmore

On this day 131 years ago in 1893, two fishing smacks built at Burton Stather, and , collided in the North Sea. Both survived the bump.

On the same day 111 years ago, in 1913, another Stather built Ketch ran into problems. was stranded on rocks at Crail Harbour after the tug that towed her from Kirkaldy let her go. Again, the ketch survived the incident.

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