TQ3103 : The "ATHINA B" Brighton Beach

taken 38 years ago, near to Kemp Town, Brighton And Hove, Great Britain

The "ATHINA B" Brighton Beach.
The "ATHINA B" Brighton Beach.
This 3,500ton Greek registered ship was blown ashore in gale force winds after complete failure of her generator and steering gear, whilst sailing from France to Shoreham on January 21st 1980. All aboard were saved by the Shoreham Lifeboat. The ship, having broken her back was later towed away and scrapped.
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Date Taken
January 1980   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 15 January, 2008
Category
Shipwreck   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 315 037 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:49.0755N 0:8.0773W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 315 038
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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