SX4268 : The Shamrock, Cotehele Quay

taken 6 years ago, near to Bohetherick, Cornwall, Great Britain

The Shamrock, Cotehele Quay
The Shamrock, Cotehele Quay
Built in 1899, the Shamrock was primarily a river cargo boat carrying manure, coal, limestone and building materials up the Rivers Tamar and Lyner. By the 1930s she was carrying goods along the Cornwall and Devon coast. After becoming a diving tender in the late 1960s she ended up in a semi derelict state in Hooe Lake near Plymouth. In 1974 the National Trust came to the rescue and brought her to Cothele. By 1979 the restoration work was completed and in 1982 she sailed on the river again. She is the last fully restored Tamar barge in existence.
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SX4268, 265 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 22 April, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 29 April, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 4236 6802 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:29.4435N 4:13.4229W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 4234 6802
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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River Barge  National Trust 

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