Coastal Stories
Coastal Stories
Sep 25, 2020
S2 Ep4: Betsy Miller, Queen of the Irish Sea
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When William Miller, ship owner and timber merchant of Saltcoats, Ayrshire, died with his business affairs in disarray people predicted the workhouse for his daughters. They reckoned without the remarkable Betsy Miller, Britain's first woman sea captain.
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