Tuesday, February 17, 2009

The Ship "Columbus"

© Michael Harrison 2009
This is a photo of the model of the Columbus the ship that the Hewgill family sailed to Quebec on leaving at the precise time from Whitby harbour as outlined in William Hewgill's diary:

On Monday at 4 Clock in the afternoon of the 16th day of April 1832.

This model is located in the Whitby Museum in Whitby, North Yorkshire.

Below is the poster that advertised the voyage to Canada.

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