The next two pages will consist of
all glass slides
with a various dating process.
The dates range from
very early turn of the Century
through to the early 1960s.
As each one wasn’t dated or marked
we have left out the desrciptions.
These are all local to
Hastings & St Leonards.
Regretably these are no longer available for sale.
1952 June 14th.
The large Glasgow steamer ‘Baron Douglas’ carrying 7,000 tons of sugar, collided with a Yugoslav ship off Hastings and was run ashore at the Firehills to stop her sinking. Four days later three tugs and a salvage vessel towed her to ‘Tilbury’. The sugar all lost or completely ruined, was the equivalent to one week’s ration of 31.4 million people.
TO BE CONTINUED ON PAGE 38.