Shannon Disaster Boatman's Body Recovered

A body has been discovered washed ashore at Stiffkey, on the Norfolk coast, which has been identified by relatives at Skegness as that of Edward Grunnill, one of the boatmen in charge of the Shannon.

His cousin, also named Grunnill [Edwin], is still in the water.

Both men were married and had families.

Nine bodies are still unrecovered.

The relief fund has reached over £400.

Source: Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Monday, July 24, 1893


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