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Remains of an Admiralty pinnace on the southern shore of Hooe Lake, near Oreston in Plymouth.

Type

Admiralty Pinnace

History

The Admiralty pinnace Jade was moored alongside the western side of Hexton Quay in Hooe Lake. The badge on the side of the vessel said M.L. 39387 1940-1972. Jade was eventually destroyed by fire and no trace of the vessel remains.

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Description

This vessel was moored by the boatyard quay but was destroyed by fire.

Location and Access

Hooe Lake, Oreston, Plymouth

From Oreston, take the Lower Saltram road off Plymstock Road then turn right into Kingfisher Way. Follow the road down to the lake and there is a car park at the end. Take the footpath heading south under the folly and follow it round to the hulk, there is a gap in the bushes where you can walk through to the beach. Alternatively, walk round via the beach but take care as the rocks are slippery. Note that Hexton Quay is private property and is not open to the public.

Nearby hulks include the trawler Dignity SHIPS Link, Hooe Lake 7 SHIPS Link, Bon Ami SHIPS Link, Hooe Lake 8 SHIPS Link, Hooe Lake 9 SHIPS Link, barge Hooe Lake 10 SHIPS Link

Last updated 03 Jan 2021

Position OS: SX 50155 52817
Position GPS: 50.356143, -4.107816

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Information

Date Built:

1940

Type:

Motor launch

Builder:

Unknown

Official Number:

39387

Length

Unknown

Beam

Unknown

Draft

Unknown

Construction

Timber, diagonal planking

Propulsion

Unknown, single propeller

Tonnage

Unknown

Portmarks

None

Outcome

Burned

Reference

Unknown


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