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Schooner of Exeter – Cargo~COAL Two Coastguards and four crew were rewarded for this schooner which capsized and sunk a mile off Peveril Ledge. Captain, six men and a boy aboard. (LARN & Farr: p89) She had been a new vessel the previous Christmas, and there was a large loss of life for such a small vessel, some of whom must have been hovellers or trimmers. Swanage. Note: Hoveller, someone who saves life or property from a vessel. Trimmer? Refs. DCC: 09/11/1837 & Dor. Mag: 1976 No. 50 p19.


Day of Loss: 0

Month of Loss: 11

Year of Loss: 1837


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