History of Leith, Edinburgh

December 29, 2012

Broadside entitled ‘Dreadful Shipwreck of a London Smack’

This report begins: ‘Full, True, and Particular Account of the melancholy Shipwreck of the London Smack, Czar, near North Berwick, on Friday night last, when the Master, five of the crew, and thirteen Passengers were drowned.’ The report has been taken from the Edinburgh Courant newspaper and published by John Campbell, Edinburgh. The ‘Czar’ went down in 1831. for more click here

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