SW6225 : Memorial at Porthleven

taken 7 years ago, near to Porthleven, Cornwall, Great Britain

Memorial at Porthleven
Memorial at Porthleven
This memorial stone is on the inner harbour wall. It reads

"To commemorate Police Constables Joe Childs and Martin Reid who drowned on the night of 13th December 1978 when their police car was swept into this harbour during a violent storm".

A reminder of the exposure of this south-facing harbour to the worst of the weather.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 January, 2012
Geographical Context
People, Events 
Place (from Tags)
Porthleven 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 6287 2569 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:5.0340N 5:18.9669W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SW 6287 2569
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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