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Roll of Honour

Hartlepool seafarers lost at sea

O'Brien, John

West Hartlepool.

Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail, Wednesday, July 2nd, 1879:
WEST HARTLEPOOL SEAMAN DROWNED. A seaman named John O'Brien, residing in West Hartlepool, was, we regret to state, washed overboard by a heavy sea from the steamer Eclipse, on her passage to New York. O'Brien was a young man of some 28 years of age; and his will be greatly regretted by many in this neighbourhood.