The Ancient Port of Whitby and Its Shipping; With Some Subjects of Interest Connected Therewith

 
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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1908. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... STAR.--Bg.; 201; bd., Cato; Owner, Jas. Wood; Owner, 1841, Will Cavillier, 48, and Chas. Fisher, 16. Lost. Last Capt., Stephen Lincoln, 1842. IVY.--Sch.; 104; bd., T. Brodrick; Reg. Hull, Aug. 16, 1828; Owners, 1838, W. Stephens and Co., St. Ives. CLARENCE.--Bg.; 177; bd., R. Campion. Sold Oct., 1827, to James Harding, of Working-ton, and Reg. at Whitehaven Oct. 29, 1827. SALACIA.--Bg.; 296; bd., R. Barry; Owners, J. and R. Barry and Jos. Addison; Owners, 1841, Richd. Barry, 48, and Will Addison, 16; Reg. at Dartmouth, March, 1852. OAK.--Sch.; 72; bd., Hen. Dring, and Owner; built on Boyes Staith; Owner, 1831, Will Taylor, Littlebeck, m.m.; Owner, 1853, Geo. Cook, m.m., and Co.; Owners, 1859, Geo. and Will Ebblewhite, Will Cuthbert, and Will Hutton, "Oak," schooner, John Hinds, master, and two hands, owned by Messrs. Geo. Ebble-white and Co., Whitby, left Newcastle the 24th July, 1862, for Pettycur, Fifeshire. On Friday, 25th, at 6 a.m., wind W. by N. blowing a gale, the vessel riding at anchor in Skate Roads near the Farn Islands with both anchors down, drove to sea, with both anchors at the bows. Set the mainsail to try to get the anchors in, but could not succeed. The ship still driving slipped both chains and wore to the south, leaking badly. Kept the pumps going. At 1 p.m. saw a smack and hoisted signal of distress, but they took no notice. At 2 a.m. saw a vessel to wind-ward, which bore down upon us and asked if we wanted assistance. Replied yes, our vessel just sinking. Attempted to launch our boat but failed, the mate getting dis-abled in the attempt. A boat was launched from the vessel and took us on board. The "Oak " sank 25 minutes later. The vessel, "The Elsie," of Findhorn, Capt. Storm, landed us at that port. When the Bk. "Judith " was in dock at W...

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