About the listing
Wreck occurred: 1908
Where: Halladale point west of Peterborough
The Falls of Halladale was a magnificent four masted iron barque built in Scotland 1886. In the ships 23 years of operation, she sailed the world trade routes through the "roaring forties" and "howling fifties" and was capable of making 300 nautical miles in 24 hours.
In the early hours of Saturday 13th November in fine weather and calm sea the Falls of Halladale became wedged between 2 reefs for two weeks drawing large crowds of onlookers.