P. S. Forfarshire
(1834-1838)

Died aged c. 4

Forfarshire was a paddlesteamer with brigantine rigging, built in Dundee in 1834, and which struck and later foundered on one of the Farne Islands on the 7 September 1838, giving rise to the rescue for which Grace Darling is famed.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Peter Church on Geograph

This plaque commemorates the fateful voyage of the paddle steamer Forfarshire from Hull to Dundee on 5th September 1838. P. S. Forfarshire and Grace Darling 1838 Grace Darling saved many lives by her heroic efforts when the ship foundered on the Farne Islands

Pier, Hull, United Kingdom where it sailed from (1838)