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Reference numberMM/11/81
LevelItem
TitleAn addendum or supplement of some sort to MM/11/80 ('Notice of the Royal Charter Storm in October 1859')
Date1860
DescriptionDetails, descriptions and observations on the storm that the 'Royal Charter' sailed into on the 25th October 1859.

The 'Royal Charter' was a a 2,700 ton steam and sailing ship returning from Melbourne to Liverpool when it hit what has been described as the "worst storm that occured in the Irish Sea during the nineteenth century". The ship sank with the loss of 459 lives.
Extent20 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
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