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Miura at Stanbury Mouth 1927

Posted on May 14, 2014 by in Wrecks | 5 comments

The wreck of the Miura, a steam trawler, at Stanbury Mouth, Morwenstow, on 29th March 1927.

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  1. my mum is named after this boat, my granddad help save some of the crew in 1927 mini fry

    • Mini, that’s fantastic and very touching. Thanks for taking the time to add your comment.

    • Great to see that you have continued in your family’s lifesaving tradition, Mini. If you have any photos to contribute to the site, we’d love to see them.

  2. our mum miura had been born on the 7th of march 1927 gran and granfa had not named mum yet and were trying to find a name.on the night of the 29th of march granfa came back from the shipwreck
    and said to gran the maid is going to be call miura some good has to come from tonight.we can not forget those poor sailors so my mum was named 22days after she was born.I would stay with my gran+granfa most of my summer holiday and we would go to duckpool
    everyweek and gran would tell me this story how my mum was named
    and her and granfa used to say don’t you forget this will you so gran+granfa see I did’t forget marily your Cornish maid.

    • Fantastic story, thanks for sharing it with us.

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