Sinking of the Arniston – 200th Anniversary

Images by Peter Napier 200 YEARS SINCE THE SINKING OF THE ARNISTON COMMEMORATED 30 May 1815 – The East Indiaman Arniston is wrecked during a storm at Waenhuiskrans near Cape Agulhas with the loss of 372 lives and only 6 survivors. She had been requisitioned as transport (troopship) and was underway from Ceylon (now Sri…
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