Posts Tagged ‘Darra’

21st December
written by Richard

The British clipper ship Darra.

“IT SMACKS OF PIRACY” headlined the San Diego Union on Sunday morning, November 28, 1887.  The night before three sailors had been forcibly taken from the British bark Darra as it lay anchored in the harbor.  The incident soon known as “The Darra Outrage” would stir up the local water front community and threaten relations with British merchants and sea captains.

Read the complete story of the Darra Outrage.