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Cornwall, England

Anchor from the SV Carl

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Uncovered by storms in February 2014. However, it was in a fierce storm on October 7, 1917 that the Carl met its fate. It is believed that the ship, which was registered in Hamburg, was in Cardiff docks at the outbreak of the war in 1914 and so was impounded. Three years later it was being towed to London to be broken up for scrap when it broke free in the storm and went aground in Booby's Bay.

Uploaded to Geograph by Anthony Parkes on 5 April 2015

Creative Commons License Photo © Anthony Parkes, 5 April 2015. Licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons licence

Location: Constantine Bay

Location type: Village

OS Grid: SW857753

Country: England

Local Authority: Cornwall

Parish: St. Merryn

Nearest postcode: PL28 8SH

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'Anchor from the SV Carl' - a photo of Booby's Beach

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