Norwegian barque Sperenza, Cligga Head, Porthtowan.

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Identifier

CTR_1_81

Description

Norwegian barque Spirenza The Sperenza, a barque, lost her masts and was abandoned by her crew off the north coast of Cornwall. She had been carrying coal from South Wales to Brazil. Her crew were picked up from their boat by a steamer and put ashore at Exmouth. Left derelict, she drifted ashore and was completely wrecked by Cligga Head near Porthtowan.

Date

23rd January 1899

Rights

Cornwall Council

Coverage

St Agnes

Type

Still Image


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Collection

Clive Carter Collection




Citation
“Norwegian barque Sperenza, Cligga Head, Porthtowan.,” cornishmemory.com, accessed February 21, 2024, https://www.cornishmemory.com/item/CTR_1_81.
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