On, Wednesday, 30th, November,1825, the brig “Scotia”, of Aberdeen, 240 tons, Captain Garvin W. Robinson, from London to Sunderland, was wrecked on Coatham sands. The crew of fourteen were all drowned. In Kirkleatham churchyard a tombstone is erected to the memory of the Captain, who perished with all hands on board, near the mouth of the River Tees, on the morning of 30th, Nov1825. This stone is erected by the sorrowing relatives as a small tribute to respect the memory of an affectionate son and brother, and in the 26th year of his age. Near this place are interred six of the unfortunate crew.
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