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Crew and wreckage of the Presto

What we know about this image :

The image depicts a Seaton Carew official, a policeman, the seven surviving crew and the cargo of pit-props from the Swedish schooner Presto which was wrecked on 1st October 1912 after striking rocks at the slag wall. The master, Johan August Svenson, fell overboard and was drowned.

Date (of image) : 0/10/1912

Donor : Maureen Anderson


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