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HMS Warspite at Prussia Cove Having broken her tow to the breaker's yard, HMS Warspite ran aground at Prussia Cove on 23 April 1947. There is a distress flare on the stern. HMS Warspite broke away from the salvage tow taking her to a breaker's yard. She was refloated on the next day's tide.

Warspite

Record Number: PEZPH : 1990.1177
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Full name: Black And White Photograph
Brief description: HMS Warspite at Prussia Cove Having broken her tow to the breaker's yard, HMS Warspite ran aground at Prussia Cove on 23 April 1947. There is a distress flare on the stern. HMS Warspite broke away from the salvage tow taking her to a breaker's yard. She was refloated on the next day's tide.
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Person: Penhaul, Harry
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