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Crompton Anchor - Knightstown, Valentia Island, County Kerry, Ireland
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 51° 55.563 W 010° 17.348
29U E 411356 N 5753598
Quick Description: Anchor from four-masted sailing ship which had sunk off the coast of Ireland.
Location: Munster, Ireland
Date Posted: 2/5/2011 3:40:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMANW5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
Views: 6

Long Description:
The Crompton was a 2,800 ton four-masted sailing barque.  It was built in 1890 by T. Royden & Son of Liverpool.  The ship wrecked November 23, 1910 near Valentia.  The anchor was recovered by divers during the summer of 1971.
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