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The following story is based upon a real life account written by Forrest Frank based upon a story by Captain Henry Nicholson. These appeared in the Scarborough Daily Post in 1920 as part of the 'Sea Dogs' stories by Forrest Frank. &quo...

This is a short extract from Captain John Wilson's memories When we had loaded and were getting ready for sea, Captain Brodie thought it was about time he was getting his crew together, and as he knew some of his old hands were still in th...

The History and Antiquities of Scarborough by Thomas Hinderwell. 1832 John Dean Of the early life of this brave seaman, nothing is known, more than that he was born at Scarborough, of poor parents, and sent to sea in early youth. About 1740...

Scarborough ships in the Yorkshire coastal trade of 1638-9 The port of Scarborough was born as a fishing community and remains one yet. That side of its life saw many ups and down over time. The rich story of line, trawl and drift fishing fro...

Introduction I have had the intensions of writing about my first voyage in a vessel belonging to the British Merchant Navy for many years. However, what with one thing and another I have never got around to it. Nevertheless, the story of that m...

There exists in Scarborough public Library a ships log. This was written by William Cammish who was the master of the Brig, Aurora. Most of the entries concern the day to day navigational and weather reports. There were often twelve reports each ...

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