von Luckner and Capt Isaac Stainthorp, Master of SS Horngarth
May 22, 2010
I was fascinated to find your Ahoy site. My Great Grandfather was a Capt Isaac Stainthorp, Master of SS
I've attached a few photos that might interest you - feel free to use them. I've sent similar too to the Ct
My grandfather (Isaac's son) often told me about the sinking. The loss of the young sailor (Douglas Page) was
I'm told that he was a very quiet and reserved man. Nevertheless, he held von Luckner in some regard - he
A rather humurous addition came from the publication of 'The Sea Devils'. It decribes the Horngarth as having a 'music corner' on board - including a Steinway piano. Steinway went on to contact Isaac Stainthorp for details
(I attach a photo of the letter).
Well I hope these are of some small interest.
6 Certificate of SS Horngarth's sinking
Thank you for taking the time and trouble to E-Mail me and for the photographs.
I have had more response from across the world about the Count and his exploits than any other piece I have written on my AHOY site.