Maritime record COR 152 - Wreck of the Orphan
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|Grid reference||TM 5600 9810 (point)|
|Civil Parish||CORTON, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (2)
1807 wreck of English cargo vessel which stranded near Corton en route from Shields to Rochester with coal; a wooden sailing vessel.
`The ORPHAN, of Whitstable, from Shields...with coals, was driven on shore near Great Yarmouth on the 22nd inst.' (1)
`Yarmouth, Oct. 23. Last night we had a heavy gale at SE. The ORPHAN, of Whitstable, for Rochester, from Shields, with coals, came on shore near Corton; also the HOPEWELL...The ship is wrecked, but the crew saved.' (2)
`Yarmouth, Oct. 23. Last night we had a heavy gale at SE. The ORPIN, of Whitstable, from Shields, with coals, for Rochester, came on shore near Corton; also the HOPEWELL...The ship is wrecked, but the crew saved.' (3)
NB: The phraseology of sources (2) and (3) is unclear, but may refer to the ORPHAN since the HOPEWELL is prefaced with "...also...". Alternatively, both vessels may have been wrecked.
Date of Loss Qualifier: A
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Record last edited
Jun 10 2022 5:08PM