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Notes:

The Warspite was a battleship with a distinguished career which had broken adrift whilst being towed to the breaker's yard. The picture shows it striking Mopus Ledge. The following morning's tide lifted it off and drove it towards Prussia Cove.

Warspite Ashore At Prussia Cove 23.4.47

Record Number: PEZPH : 1990.1175
Identification
Full name: Black And White Photograph
Brief description: The Warspite was a battleship with a distinguished career which had broken adrift whilst being towed to the breaker's yard. The picture shows it striking Mopus Ledge. The following morning's tide lifted it off and drove it towards Prussia Cove.
Production
Person: Richards
Date: --
Place: Penzance
Copyright
Authority: --
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