NS003 Grace Darling and the S. S. Forfarshire

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The paddle steamer Forfarshireᅠstruck and later foundered on one of the Farne Islands on the 7 September 1838, giving rise to the rescue for whichᅠGrace Darling is famed.
The story of the heroic efforts of Grace Darling and her father in saving sailors from the wreck  have been extensively described many times. This website will discuss the popular reaction to the events.

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The first reports of the disaster probably appeared in the ; the Dundee Courier of 11th September - which is credited as the source of information printed in the Liverpool Mercury of September 14th - and the Tyne Mercury - which is credited as the source of information printed in The Morning Chronicle (London), on September 13th

 

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