Wreck of ketch 'Star of Scilly 2', Porthminster

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Identifier

CTR_1_10

Description

Wreck of ketch "Star of Scilly 2. The Star of Scilly was a ketch, a nimble craft with both masts rigged fore-and-aft for manoeuvrability. However, while anchored during bad weather en route home to Scilly, from Cardiff, a northerly gale pulled it onto Porthminster point and there it broke up, as seen here from the beach.

Date

7th November 1900

Rights

Cornwall Council

Coverage

Porthminster

Type

Still Image


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Collection

Clive Carter Collection




Citation
“Wreck of ketch 'Star of Scilly 2', Porthminster,” cornishmemory.com, accessed April 18, 2024, https://www.cornishmemory.com/item/CTR_1_10.
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