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Remains of an unknown vessel on the southern shore of Hooe Lake, near Oreston in Plymouth.

Type

Motor Launch

History

The remains of a motor launch that was moored by the boatyard on the shore of Hooe Lake. The badge on the side says M.L. 39387 1940-1972.

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Description

This vessel was moored by the boatyard quay but is now no longer there.

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.

Nearby hulks include the trawler Mam Goz 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.

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

Abandoned

In service?


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