You have no advanced search rows. Add one by clicking the '+ Add Row' button

William Turner

Loading Map
Map ReferenceSH35NE
Grid ReferenceSH3905255340
Unitary (Local) AuthorityPembrokeshire
Old CountyMaritime
CommunityMarloes and St Bride's
Type Of SiteWRECK
Period19th Century
This record comprises a documentary reference to a shipping casualty which has been assigned to the maritime named location CAERNARVON BAY pending more information which may allow a more precise location for the loss to be assigned.

Event and Historical Information:
The collections of Merseyside Maritime Museum include a figurehead of a standing man, smartly dressed with a blue tailcoat, white cravat, gold watch chain and fob. The figurehead is reported to have from the wreck of the WILLIAM TURNER, a 499-ton sailing ship built in 1833, which was driven ashore in Caernarvon Bay during a northerly gale in January 1845.

Sources include:
Object display notice, 1986.201.192, Merseyside Maritime Museum

Maritime Officer, RCAHMW, January 2016.