In this extract we read of an unsuccessful attempt to save one of the drowning crew members of the Midbedach, a Prussian ship that lost 11 of her sailors in the storm.
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.