british SS Gwynfaen [+1904]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1887
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 279  grt
dimensions 42 x 6.09 x 3 m
material iron
engine compound engine, 1 boiler, single shaft
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about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
other reasons gale/storm
date lost 10/09/1904  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Jones John & Sons, Liverpool
owner
Kneeshaw Lupton
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.) 20 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation 90°
position on seabed upright
sea bed sand and shells
marine life abundant
protected no
war grave no
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 03/11/2006
last update Lettens Jan
last update 04/04/2013
 
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[1] Lettens Jan04/04/2013
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Lettens Jan06/08/2007

Divers Report: It lies off the coast of the Lleyn Peninsula at the southern end of Caernarfon Bay, Wales in open water at about 20m, steel-hulled but broken up, though boiler and engine remain, along with some superstructure at the stern.

Lettens Jan04/04/2013

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