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Wreck of the Anne Elizabeth on The Manacles, 1895

NumberHESFM:1992.5948
PlaceThe Manacles, near Porthoustock Cornwall United Kingdom
Date11.1895
KeywordsShipwrecks Transport Water Porthoustock
PhotographerHarrison, William Marsden
Copyright© Helston Museum

The 398 tons, three masted, Norwegian barque Anne Elizabeth which struck the Manacles, near Porthoustock, on 26th November 1895. The Anne Elizabeth was bound from Cardiff to Christiania (now Oslo) carrying a cargo of 531 tons of coal and a crew of 8. Five crew members were lost. Photograph by W M Harrison.