Accident

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

Narrative

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