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St Abbs Beach Photos

Scottish Borders, Scotland

St Abbs's memorial to the Eyemouth Disaster

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Although storms were predicted, the fishing boats of Eyemouth, St Abbs and other coastal villages set sail on 14 October 1881. Due to the storms, 189 did not return.

The majority of the lost came from Eyemouth up the coast, but St Abbs lost 3 people.

Memorials like this one feature in the villages that lost men. They represent women and children looking out to sea on that horrible day.

Uploaded to Flickr by Bods on 11 November 2021

Creative Commons License Photo © Bods, 11 November 2021. Licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons licence

Location: St Abbs

Location type: Village

OS Grid: NT918674

Country: Scotland

Local Authority: Scottish Borders

Nearest postcode: TD14 5PL

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'St Abbs's memorial to the Eyemouth Disaster' - a photo of St Abbs Beach

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