SO6804 : Rockby - Purton ships' graveyard

taken 6 years ago, near to Purton, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Rockby - Purton ships' graveyard
Rockby - Purton ships' graveyard
Seen in the mist are the mortal remains of Rockby. Wooden boat built c1890s by Joseph Barnard of Gloster and beached in 1946. Length c68.4 ft, 40-80 gross tons. I had wanted to visit this location for a little while but was let down by the weather.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 November, 2014   (more nearby)
Thursday, 4 December, 2014
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6850 0424 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:44.1586N 2:27.4533W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6850 0424
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Purton Hulks 

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