SD2504 : The wreck of the Pegu

taken 5 years ago, 4 km from Hightown, Sefton, Great Britain

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The wreck of the Pegu
The wreck of the Pegu
Viewed from IOMSP HSC Mannanan bound for Liverpool.
On 24th Dec.1939 (the Pegu) while inbound to the Mersey on voyage Glasgow - Liverpool - Rangoon with general cargo, and with buoy lights extinguished as a wartime measure, she grounded near Beta Buoy. Refloated on 26th, but struck the revetment and broke in two. Salvage was abandoned.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 11 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Sunday, 14 May, 2017
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Estuary, Marine 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 256 045 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.9558N 3:7.3550W
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Shipwreck  Pegu 

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