The Great Storm of 1703 was the greatest windstorm ever recorded in the southern part of Great Britain, with wind gusts of up to 120 mph. At least people are thought to have died. The Royal Navy lost 13 ships, including the HMS Resolution, shown above.
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On September of John Paul Jones flagship Bonhomme Richard sank in the icy cold waters off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire, England. She was torn apart and on fire after a long and bloody battle with HMS Serapis it resulted in the British ship.
John Surtees’ 1957 BMW 507 John Surtees, OBE, has owned this car since it was brand new. Count Agusta, of motorcycle marque MV Agusta, gifted this car to Surtees after he won the World Championship for the ’bike maker in