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Sound recording of letter from William Darling to the Secretary of Trinity House

William Darling was the keeper at the Longstone Lighthouse in the Farne Isles.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H3264
Description: William Darling wrote to the Secretary of Trinity House in the aftermath of the rescue of nine survivors from the stricken paddle-steamer, 'Forfarshire', in September 1838.
Creator: National Maritime Museum (read by Simon Niziol)
Date: 2002
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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