Times: Monday, June 6, 1887, Issue 32091 – “The German schooner, Sagterland von Bargacoel, from Hamburg for Rio Grande, laden with general cargo, ran ashore on Kimmeridge Ledge on Friday afternoon and will probably become a total wreck. The Queen tug has gone to her assistance with Lloyd’s Agent on board. A further telegram from Weymouth states that the cargo is being landed into lighters, and hopes are entertained of getting the ship off”. Ship Incident

Times: Tuesday, June 7, 1887, Issue 32092 – The Sagterland, German brigantine, from Hamburg, previously reported ashore on Kimmeridge Ledge, was got off and towed into Weymouth Harbour on Saturday evening, after having had 40 tons of cargo put in lighters. The vessel is leaking and much damaged, which necessitates continued pumping. Ship Incident cont

Day of Loss: 6

Month of Loss: 6

Year of Loss: 1887



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