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The 'Ben Alder' Rescuing the Crew of the Norwegian Barque 'Oddero'

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Aberdeen Maritime Museum

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During a storm on the night of 10th November 1900 the steam trawler 'Ben Adder' rescued eight crew from the Norwegian ship 'Oddero', which sank the following morning. The crew had to dive into the sea where they were taken aboard the trawler's small boat.




oil on board


H 41.5 x W 61 cm

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gift from Richard Irvin & Sons, 1969

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Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Shiprow, Aberdeen AB11 5BY Scotland

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