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Nibley Shipwreck - Lydney Harbour, Gloucestershire, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 51° 42.540 W 002° 30.933
30U E 533472 N 5728784
Quick Description: From the footpath between Lyndey and Lydney Harbour this plaque can be found identifying a shipwreck on the banks of the River Severn below.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12/25/2014 10:52:36 AM
Waymark Code: WMN4FB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member StagsRoar
Views: 1

Long Description:
The plaque reads:

'NIBLEY
Built: Gloucester Joseph Barnard
19th March 1895
Beached: 20th June 1955
Length: 97.4ft Width: 22ft Depth: 5.2ft
Gross tonnage: 79
Dedicated to Peter J. Stuckey
Maritime Author and Artist
Sponsored by
The North Nibley History Society
Erected 2011 by the Friends of Purton'

The shipwreck can be seen on the beach area below. Be careful, there are very fast tidal currents.
Date of Shipwreck: 20th June 1955

Type of Boat: Barge

Military or Civilian: Civilian

Cause of Shipwreck: Beached

Accessibility:
Can be seen from the bank at low tide


Diving Permitted: no

Visit Instructions:
Only log the site if you have visited it personally.
Floating over a site does not qualify as a find if it is a wreck that requires diving - you must have actually visited the site - therefore photos of the site are good.
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