Keys to the Past

Forfarshire Steamer (North Sunderland and Seahouses)

The Forfarshire Steamer was wrecked here on 7th September 1838. It was from this ship that the Victorian heroine, Grace Darling, rescued some of the crew.

Reference number:N5885
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of North Sunderland and Seahouses


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