Steamship Cintra, Porthminster, 1893

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Identifier

CTR_1_48

Description

Wreck of Cintra Sunken wreckage of the steamer Cintra of Liverpool, which was carrying coal from Newport to Dartmouth when a gale wrecked her on Porthminster beach. 6 of her crew perished; 5 others struggled to the beach and survived after being helped ashore by rescuers. 4 other vessels were destroyed on 17 November 1893 known as the 'Cintra gale'.

Date

1970

Rights

Cornwall Council

Coverage

Carbis Bay

Type

Still Image


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Collection

Clive Carter Collection




Citation
“Steamship Cintra, Porthminster, 1893,” cornishmemory.com, accessed February 21, 2024, https://www.cornishmemory.com/item/CTR_1_48.
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