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1869: North End Gale
Image by awstraton
A view of the North End Beach after the gale of 20 September.
See the Gas Works on the foreshore to the right.
In September 1869 a South East gale blowing up to 120 kph beached 11 vessels of the 13 in the Bay, and all the lighters. Eight members of the crew of the “Sea Snake” were drowned.
This image is randomly selected from an ever growing repository of publicly available images taken in and around Port Elizabeth.
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