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Shipwrecks Near Pembroke Power Station

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NPRN90546
Map ReferenceSM90SW
Grid ReferenceSM9442001820
Unitary (Local) AuthorityPembrokeshire
Old CountyPembrokeshire
CommunityHundleton
Type Of SiteWRECK
PeriodModern
Description
1. SE of Pembroke Power station, located on inter tidal mudflat, are remains of forty one abandoned destroyers and liberty ships. Oral history tells that they were run aground here after World War II, prior to being scrapped in Barry Dockyard.
Created by Angela Walker on Lampeter Msc. student placement at RCAHMW, to extract intertidal/coastal sites from vertical air photo sources, chiefly sorties 106G/UK/1629 and 106G/Uk/1625.

2. NGR corrected from SS 9442 0182 to SM 9442 0182.
B.A.Malaws, 13 February 2002.