The R M S Mulheim

On 22 March 2003, a German cargo ship was wrecked at Land’s End Cornwall. The chief officer fell unconscious while on watch. Later that year the ship was broken in two pieces due to bad weather. I took this photo in November 2017 and this is what left of the R M S Mulheim.

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The old Lifeboat Station at Polpeor Cove

This was the third Lifeboat station to have been built at Polpeor Cove  on the southern tip of the Lizard in Cornwall, from 1914 – 1961. The lifeboat station move from Polpeor Cove to Kilcobben Cove which is 1.25 miles away, and in July 1961 open at a cost of £90,000. In 2010 it was demolished because it could not accommodate the latest Tamar-class Lifeboat, on the 5 May 2012 a new station was open and still working today saving Lives

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Needles Lighthouse

Needles Lighthouse Isle Of Wight, built by Trinity House in 1859, Constructed from granite and stands 33.25 Metres high and is a circular tower with straight sides. In 1987 a helipad was added, and in 1994 the last keeper left the lighthouse when it became fully automated.

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