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Formby Point Fatal Shipwreck Anniversary

181 years ago 13 men drowned off Formby Point. Their story is told in detail by Dr Reg Yorke, a leading figure in our local Formby Civic Society.

"A large crowd watched helplessly but were unable to assist the plight of the crew members who could be seen clinging to the rigging....."

Formby Lifeboat Story

Source: Formby Civic Society

My thanks to the stalwart who published the fact on the Twitter account Liverpool1207