Date 6 May 1682
Place Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
Description Shipwrecked on the Gloucester frigate under way to Louth


George Seton was saved together with HRH the Duke of York, there was a great loss of life. It was on this occasion the HRH is supposed to have given the order 'save the dogs - and Colonel Churchill.'

Source References

  1. Sir John Lauder of Fountainhall: Historical Observes
      • Date: 1840
      • Page: 68
  2. W Laird Clowes: The Royal Navy
      • Date: 1898
      • Page: ii, 457