July 15th 1797: a terrifying storm off Lerwick

Posted: August 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

Richard Hall was fascinated by extreme weather conditions and loved writing down tittle-tattle from around the country. I like the description of the storm which happened off Lerwick in 1797: In case your eyesight isn’t up to deciphering the spidery scrawl: “Letter from Lerwick, a town in Scotland, July 15, 1797. A boat with six […] Read story

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