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Cardiff Collier [10M] – Clarke: 50 34.36N; 02 24.63W) The wreck lies parallel to the harbour wall. The ship broke free during a storm and famously drifted through the Royal Navy’s Atlantic Fleet ricocheting from one anchor chain to another before hitting the wall and turning turtle. There was a young stowaway on board who along with the crew managed to climb on the harbour wall for safety. Portland Harbour. Local story see Farr: p54. Also ref. Lloyd’s Casualty Returns: 1930(g) p8.


Day of Loss: 12

Month of Loss: 1

Year of Loss: 1930


Longitude: 50 34.36

Latitude: 02 24.63


Approximate Depth: 10

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