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Berrow North Beach Photos

Somerset, England

Berrow - SS Nornen

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In March 1897 a howling gale drove the Norwegian barque SS Nornen onto the Berrow mud flats.The Berrow life boat rescued the crew of ten and their dog so no lives were lost. This is all that remains of the Nornen but as she has been here for over a hundred years it shows testament to her fortitude.

Uploaded to Geograph by Chris Talbot on 15 October 2011

Creative Commons License Photo © Chris Talbot, 15 October 2011. Licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons licence

Location: Brean

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: ST292546

County: Somerset

Country: England

Local Authority: Sedgemoor

Parish: Brean

Nearest postcode: TA8 2RD

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'Berrow - SS Nornen' - a photo of Berrow North Beach

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