EDWIN & SARAH

Ketch – Captain G. Wallis. Cargo, Wood. DCC: 12/01/1882 “Loss of a Ketch – On Thursday morning at an early hour, during bad weather, the ketch EDWIN AND SARAH became waterlogged, and the crew, two men and a boy, took to their boat to get ashore. They landed safely on Chesil Beach, and almost immediately after the ketch went on the shore about two miles from the Portland Station. The vessel was laden with timber. On Thursday morning at daylight five boats went off from the beach to secure some of the timber, but they only succeeded in getting twelve balks.” (Also Trim: 1882) – Chesil Beach.

Times:  Friday, January 6, 1882, Issue 30397 – The Edwin and Sarah of Portsmouth from Plymouth, laden with pitch pine, was abandoned waterlogged, three miles S.S.W. of Portland at about 4 a.m. yesterday.  The crew landed safely in their own boat in the West Bay, Portland.


Day of Loss: 5

Month of Loss: 1

Year of Loss: 1882


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