The 23rd of October History Calendar

A Ketch

On this day 115 years ago in 1909 the ketch , built at Burton Stather, left Brigus, east of Newfoundland for Exeter with a cargo of dried cod. The ship and crew were not seen again and thought to have been lost in a storm on the Atlantic.

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