HMS Primrose

DescriptionIn January 1809 the brig-sloop sailed for Spain as part of a convoy. In a snowstorm she ran aground at 5am on 22 January on Mistrel Rock, The Manacles, a mile offshore, and was wrecked. The sole survivor was a drummer boy.
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost120
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarPre-World War One
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