Launch – (LARN, VLI.) – New Pier, Portland.
Ref. BOT: Wk. Rtn. 1897 Appx. C Table 1 p140. See also Times:
Times: Thursday, March 4, 1897, Issue 35142 – Portland, Dorset, March 3 – Tug Alert parted from her mooring and drove on pier and sunk. Barge Thistle parted from the quay and has grounded. Several small boats sunk. Terrific westerly gale raging. Gales & Ship Incidents
Day of Loss: 3
Month of Loss: 3
Year of Loss: 1897