SYMHC Classics: Wreck of the Ten Sail


18th-century ships wreck at sea.  Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images
18th-century ships wreck at sea. Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images

Today we revisit the biggest shipping disaster in Cayman Islands history, in which 10 ships went down together one night in 1794. Why would so many ships be traveling so closely to one another, and how did they all end up in peril?

If you'd like to visit the original episode, you can find it here: http://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/wreck-of-the-ten-sail.htm

And the show notes from when the episode originally published are here: http://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-the-wreck-of-the-ten-sail.htm