SX3852 : Tregantle Rifle Range and The Kodima

near to Freathy, Cornwall, Great Britain

Tregantle Rifle Range and The Kodima
Tregantle Rifle Range and The Kodima
This photograph looks out to sea over one of the rifle ranges at Tregantle Fort, although at this time it looks more like a timber yard. The ship beached in the bay is the Kodima which was stranded in heavy seas on 2nd February 2002. This photograph was taken 2 weeks later just before it was refloated. The ship was carrying a cargo of timber planks, much of which was washed up on local beaches and subsequently "liberated" by local people indulging in one of the oldest Cornish Traditions. Officials protested that this activity was against the law and generally not cricket but nobody paid much attention. A local pub put out a sign saying "Wreckers welcome".
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Saturday, 16 February, 2002   (more nearby)
Thursday, 13 October, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 384 528 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:21.1726N 4:16.3762W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 387 528
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