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SHIPWRECKS NEAR PEMBROKE POWER STATION

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© Copyright and database right 2021. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey licence number 0100022206

NPRN 90546

Map Reference SM90SW

Grid Reference SM94420182

Unitary (Local) Authority Pembrokeshire

Old County Pembrokeshire

Community Hundleton

Type of Site WRECK

Broad Class MARITIME

Period Modern

Site 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.

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