SW8575 : Anchor from the SV Carl

taken 2 years ago, near to Constantine Bay, Cornwall, Great Britain

Anchor from the SV Carl
Anchor from the SV Carl
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.
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SW8575, 36 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 5 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 9 April, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 8569 7529 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:32.2812N 5:1.5467W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 8569 7530
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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