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Wreck of the Alphonse Marie (1)

What we know about this image :

The French schooner Alphonse Marie was sailing to Middlesbrough when she struck on Longscar rocks on Friday, 26th August 1881. Captain Calmer and the crew of five saved themselves in their own small boat. The schooner washed onto Seaton beach at high tide.

Date (of image) : 1881

Donor : Maureen Anderson


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