Swedish Brig – (LARN) – Cargo IRON, Oil, Coal tar & Wood. Chesil Beach, near Burton Bradstock. Three crew saved and four lost. A steward from the wreck thought to be about 20 years of age, named Olaf Bjorkholm of Stockholm, was buried from the wreck on 24/11/1837 in Burton Bradstock churchyard. ‘The vessel was run foul of by a brig which left her bulwarks smashed in, masts carried away, waterlogged and drifting. Steward and three others swam for the, shore but the steward drowned. Burton Bradstock Burial Register & Dorset Record Office 1837 & John Thomas Elliott’s Diary

Day of Loss: 23

Month of Loss: 11

Year of Loss: 1837



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Aliases, aka: IZSTRARNE