Note: the Loss of the Sloop Peggy 1770

By David Hepper, published November 1993

Abstract

Carrying men raised in the Falklands Islands re-armament of 1770 Peggy was returning to Portsmouth from South Sheilds with pressed men aboard when she was overtaken by bad weather off Cromer, and driven on shore.

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Filed under: North Sea | Other (Eighteenth C) | Shipwrecks
Subjects include: Ship Handling & Seamanship

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