'Energetic', Cornish Pilot Gig, Porthleven 1991
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Porthleven Gig Club display their new Cornish Pilot Gig 'Energetic'. The gig features a commemorative plaque to the tragedy of 1948. The original 'Energetic' was a Porthleven based fishing boat which sank off the coast after collision with a freighter. Five of the six Richards brothers, together with their brother-in-law Mr. R Mewton were lost. The remaining brother was the only surviving member of the crew.
CitationTed Gundry, “'Energetic', Cornish Pilot Gig, Porthleven 1991,” cornishmemory.com, accessed March 31, 2023, https://www.cornishmemory.com/item/GUN_05_05.
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