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Mary Gray

What we know about this image :

An illustration of the Mary Gray of Montrose when she was wrecked on Longscar Rock on 26 September 1851.  The Seaton Carew lifeboat was launched but although they attached the boat to the stricken vessel with a grapnel they were obliged to abandon the attempt because of the heavy sea. Carte's Rockets were fired & eventually all four of the crew were brought safely to shore.

Date (of image) : 26/9/1851

Donor : Maureen Anderson

Creator : London Illustrated News


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