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Wreck of Cardiff steamer City of Cardiff at Nanjizal in March 1912. The crew, inluding the Captain's and the Mate's wives, were rescued by Sennen lifesaving apparatus. The Chief Officer's 2 year old son was also aboard. The ship broke up.

Rescue By Breeches Buoy From The Wreck of The SS City of Cardiff, 1912.

Record Number: PEZPH : 2009.371
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Full name: Magic Lantern Slide
Brief description: Wreck of Cardiff steamer City of Cardiff at Nanjizal in March 1912. The crew, inluding the Captain's and the Mate's wives, were rescued by Sennen lifesaving apparatus. The Chief Officer's 2 year old son was also aboard. The ship broke up.
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