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The Barque William by A K Brander, 1865

NumberHESFM:1994.6425.128
PlacePorthleven Cornwall United Kingdom
Date24.11.1865
KeywordsPorthleven Shipwrecks
PhotographerHawke, Alfred Herbert
Copyright© Estate of A H Hawke

Photograph of a painting by A K Brander of the barque "William" of Sunderland entering Porthleven Harbour in a storm on 24th November, 1865. The "William" went aground at the entrance to the harbour. A K Brander was a well known local coastguard officer and marine artist. Photograph taken by A H Hawke of Helston around 1910.