True Briton, Sheerness

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True Briton, Swale

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21 Victory Street, Sheerness

  • This was the name of an East Indiaman, a sailing ship of large tonnage, working the East India trade in the 1860s. It disappeared on its eighth trip, with all hands. Some of the crew had lived in Sheerness and had used this pub. Since that tragic incident, some of those men , people say, to have returned and are still in residence as ghosts. It is a large corner pub with records to 1828, with previously True Briton Alley ran adjacent to the building. This alleyway became infamous, since one man who was living there was suspected of being Jack the Ripper. This man had been a regular customer at the True Briton, with his ghost is still in residence. He has been portrayed as being of medium height and wearing a black overcoat.

 

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