French Lugger. Cargo, vegetables. Bad weather meant that the vessel could not get around St Alban’s Head, anchored but cables parted and she drove onto the shore. The crew against the captains orders left in the ship’s boat forcing him to join them. Three crew were drowned. Lost near St Alban’s Head. LARN. Ref. Southern … Read Article


Lugger – Captain Danet. Cargo SLATE (Roofing). (LARN) – 15 miles WNW Portland Bill. Ref. BOT Wk. Rtn. 1894 Appx. C Table 1 p108.


French Lugger – (LARN & Farr: p84) “The Coastguard Galley, manned by Lieut. Smith RN, and seven men, saved eight crew of this Lugger” – Kimmeridge Ledges. 1838 Gale Other refs. Dor. Mag: 1976, No. 50 p19 & Legg: p35.


Brighton Gazette 28/03/1861 Lugger – Cargo COAL. (LARN, VLI.) – 15 miles S of Portland. BOT: Wk. Rtn. 1857-8 Table 8 p16.


French Sailing Vessel – (LARN & Farr: p117) Rescue by Poole’s RNLB, MANLEY WOOD. Two vessels were involved: French Lugger AUGUSTINE, four crew, were towed into the harbour. JEUNE ERNESTE of Bordeaux was found abandoned and full of water – Poole Harbour.


Lugger – (LARN, VLI.) – Worbarrow, near Lulworth Cove. Ref. BOT: Wk. Rtn. 1865 Pt. II Table 21 p45(563). See Times [07/03/1865] ‘Fatal Boat Accident in Weymouth Bay’


French Lugger of Pont L’Abbe towed into Poole Harbour. See also JEUNE ERNESTE. Crew of four saved by the MANLEY WOOD lifeboat. Refs. LARN; & Farr: p117.