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Wreck of St Anne, Porthleven, 3rd November 1931

PlacePorthleven Cornwall United Kingdom
KeywordsPorthleven Shipwrecks People
PhotographerHawke, Alfred Herbert
Copyright© Estate of A H Hawke

Photographic postcard of the wreck of the two-masted French schooner St Anne on Porthleven Beach, November 3rd, 1931. Porthleven Clock Tower can be seen in the background and there are a number of onlookers. See also HESFM:1977.416 a postcard showing six crew members standing with kit bags. The typed label on back of postcard gives the date as 3rd November 1931 and states that the St Anne was carrying coal and that she was the last sailing schooner to be wrecked at Porthleven. Photograph by Alfred Herbert Hawke, Helston.