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The remains of an unknown timber-built ship.

Type

Unknown timber vessel

History

Unknown. The hulk has been there more than 65 years.

Description

The remains of the vessel are partly buried in the seabed, but visible items include the keel, keelson, floors and both inner and outer planking from the forefoot to the stem post. The bow of the ship is missing and a section of ship's side lies in the river close to the keel. The vessel is fastened with iron bolts and trenails and the stern gear is iron.

This hulk is being investigated by The SHIPS Project with the intention of identifying the type and name of the ship.

Location and Access

On the west bank of the Laira, north of the Laira Bridge, Plymouth

Position OS: SX 50022 54414
Position GPS: 50.370463, -4.110326
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Prince Rock 1 can be seen easily from the footpath that runs along the old railway line between the A374 opposite the concrete contractor E & JW Glendinning and Laira Bridge. Walk along the footpath and the wreck lies close by over a timber fence, south of the hulk Ocean Maid.

Information

Date Built:

Unknown

Previous Names:

Unknown

Builder:

Unknown

Official Number:

Unknown

Length

~20m

Width

Unknown

Depth in Hold

Unknown

Construction

Timber, carvel

Propulsion

Sail

Tonnage

Unknown

Portmarks

Unknown

Abandoned

Before 1955


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