SALATHIEL

Schooner – Cargo, Wheat. (LARN, 1869) – Portland~Breakwater. “The vessel was left at anchor in Portland~Roads when the Captain, Mate and a sailor left in the ship’s boat for a shore trip, leaving only the boy onboard. The wind increased to WNW force 10, and prevented the crew from returning. At 5.30 a.m. on the Sunday she parted her cables, drifted against the breakwater and sank, drowning the boy.” Also check Southern Times: 18/09/1869. & Lloyd’s Register: 1866 No.84(S) [Times 14/9/1869]

Stranger’s Cemetery Map ref 165

In memory
of
JAMES JONES
of Talybont
Cardiganshire
who was drowned
at Portland
by the wreck of
the schooner SALATHIEL
on the 12th Sept. 1869
aged 14 years
& 8 months
Prepare to meet thy God

 


Day of Loss: 12

Month of Loss: 9

Year of Loss: 1869


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