NOR Of Stettin

Times: Monday, November 5, 1888, Issue 32535 – “Fatal Collision In The Channel: On the arrival, last evening, at Weymouth of two shipwrecked crews, intelligence was received of a disastrous collision which took place about 2 o’clock yesterday morning some 30 miles east-north-east of St. Catherine’s Point, and by which it is feared 22 lives have been lost. The vessels were the steamer Saxmundham, of London, 1,632 tons, from Newcastle to Ancona, with coal and coke, Captain Milne, and the Norwegian barque Nor, of Stettin, Captain Bjonness, laden with petroleum. MMI. Ship Incident Also: Issue 32536 – “Up to 9 o’clock last evening no intelligence had been received at Weymouth of the missing jollyboat with its ten occupants. The following is a list of the 23 missing crew of the steamer Saxmundham, who signed articles at North Shields”:- MI

Day of Loss: 5

Month of Loss: 11

Year of Loss: 1888



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