Distressing Shipwrecks - Midbedach p.31.

Here we read about the Midbedach, a Prussian ship, that that lost 11 members of her crew in the storm. The author describes how one of the surviving crew members had his nose cut off by falling timber.

About A Correct Narrative

This booklet is an eye-witness account of a shipwreck that occurred in Seaford in 1809. A number of ships were destroyed during a terrible storm, and the author describes the events in detail, illustrating weather conditions, the reactions of those on board, the number of people who perished, and the property that was lost. The book was published in 1810.

 

Taken from: A Correct Narrative of the Distressing Shipwrecks
Publisher: J. Baxter
Date: 1810
Copyright: By permission of the British Library
Shelfmark: 1508/210