TQ9184 : Thorpe Bay

taken 6 years ago, near to Thorpe Bay, Southend-on-Sea, Great Britain

Thorpe Bay
Thorpe Bay
A view of Thorpe Bay from the Isle of Sheppey. The three masts of the SS Richard Montgomery can be seen. On 20 August 1944, the SS Richard Montgomery ran aground on a sandbank in a depth of 24 feet of water, the ship was wrecked off the Nore in the Thames Estuary with around 1,400 tonnes of explosives on board, of which the majority of the explosives still remains today.
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TQ9184, 51 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 10 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 913 846 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.6740N 0:45.3857E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9522 7401
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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