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1860 wreck of Scottish sloop which foundered after grounding on the western point of Big Harcar in a westerly hurricane, while en route from South Shields to Leith with coal. The rescue party was commanded by William Darling, father of Grace, who together had rescued the crew of the FORFARSHIRE in 1838 (see 1031978). Constructed of wood, she was a sailing vessel.

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