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Bencoolen – the wreckage

Posted on Jul 14, 2014 by in Wrecks | 0 comments

The Summerleaze beach foreshore is littered with debris from the wreck of the Bencoolen, which broke up under the cliffs there in a storm in 1862. The wire which, for many years, marked the boundary of the river bank along the Strand is said to have come from amongst it.

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