Monday, November 18, 2013

End of the Cromdale

Raymond Flower & Michael Wynn Jones.  Lloyd's of London.
An Illustrated History.  Revised Edition.
 Lloyd's of London Press Ltd., 1981.
The photo is evocatively tragic:  the final disappearance of the sailing ship.

1 comment:

Graham Clayton said...

The Cromdale was carrying a cargo of nitrates from Chile when it ran aground. There were no casualties. Within one week of the accident, the vessel, being badly holed, was broken up completely. Only the frame survives, at a depth of 9 metres.