Shipwreck - Barnet / SV Jeune Hortense - Mounts Bay

Wrecked on the 15th July 1950 the Barnet was part of a salvage team of vessels working to refloat 'HMS Warspite' at Prussia Cove.
She became holed when tied up to the wreck overnight. On casting off, her engine room was found to be flooded and BARNET was allowed to drift ashore .
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An alternative Ship which wrecked at this location on May 17th 1888 was The 'SV Jeune Hortense' 'a French brigantine (2 mast Sailing Ship ).
The 111 ton ship dragged her anchors in Mount's Bay and went ashore on Eastern Green beach.
Ref:
2775
Date:
2016-01-24 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 4867 3100
Photographer:

Shipwreck - Barnet / SV Jeune Hortense - Mounts Bay

Wrecked on the 15th July 1950 the Barnet was part of a salvage team of vessels working to refloat 'HMS Warspite' at Prussia Cove.
She became holed when tied up to the wreck overnight. On casting off, her engine room was found to be flooded and BARNET was allowed to drift ashore .
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An alternative Ship which wrecked at this location on May 17th 1888 was The 'SV Jeune Hortense' 'a French brigantine (2 mast Sailing Ship ).
The 111 ton ship dragged her anchors in Mount's Bay and went ashore on Eastern Green beach.
Ref:
2775
Date:
2016-01-24 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 4867 3100
Photographer: