Valiant schooner fights her way into port after steering and compass were broken and members of crew injured - December-1929 : News Photo

Valiant schooner fights her way into port after steering and compass were broken and members of crew injured - December-1929

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UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 29: After striking a storm in mid-Channel in which her deck house was washed away, her steering wheel broken and her compass washed away, and with the Captain and four members of the crew badly injured when they were battered about by the gale, the German three mast motor schooner A.H. Both refused assistance from Deal boatmen and fought her way round to port in Gravesend. Even after the schooner struck Ramsgate East Pier and ran on a sandbank the gallant crew refused to give in. (Photo by Planet News Archive/SSPL/Getty Images)
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UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 29: After striking a storm in mid-Channel in which her deck house was washed away, her steering wheel broken and her compass washed away, and with the Captain and four members of the crew badly injured when they were battered about by the gale, the German three mast motor schooner A.H. Both refused assistance from Deal boatmen and fought her way round to port in Gravesend. Even after the schooner struck Ramsgate East Pier and ran on a sandbank the gallant crew refused to give in. (Photo by Planet News Archive/SSPL/Getty Images)
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December 29, 2011
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