Ref: 19-26 *
Ref: 19-26 *

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The top'sl schooner is the 'Astra' or 'Astria' in Whitby's upper harbour, moored to the wooden quay owned by the North Eastern Railway Co. The schooner belonged to a Whitby 'Taggerine' merchant, the term for a 'rag and bone' trader. The boats in the background are herring mules and sailing cobles.

Ref: 19-26 *

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The top'sl schooner is the 'Astra' or 'Astria' in Whitby's upper harbour, moored to the wooden quay owned by the North Eastern Railway Co. The schooner belonged to a Whitby 'Taggerine' merchant, the term for a 'rag and bone' trader. The boats in the background are herring mules and sailing cobles.