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HER Number:MDV57588
Name:Wreck of the Cambalu at Welcombe Mouth

Summary

Site of the wreck of Cambalu, a merchant steamer wrecked at Welcombe Mouth in 1933.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 20 18
Map Sheet:SS21NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
Civil ParishWelcombe
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWELCOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SS21NW36
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS21NW/518/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WRECK (Wrecked, XX - 1933 AD to 1933 AD)

Full description

NMR, SS21NW36 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV337136.

Cambalu. British merchant steamer wrecked Welcombe Mouth, 1933. Steel vessel, built 1920 by Day, Summers & Co, Southampton. Screw driven, 3 cylinder triple expansion. Machinery: aft, by W. Beardmore & Co, Glasgow. Q. Deck 95 feet, bridge 11 feet, forecastle 23 feet. Single boiler, 61 hp engine. Owner: Pickavance Shipping Co; Master: Crowther. Crew 9. Registered Liverpool. Plymouth to Mumbles in ballast. Ran ashore at 1am in dense fog 6 miles south of Hartland Point. Her crew took to their boat and were picked up by the Padstow lifeboat Princess Mary about 7am. and landed at Padstow. She stranded on rocks close to the high water mark and badly damaged her bottom, and was abandoned following a spell of bad weather which followed.


Unknown, 1933, Untitled Source (Article in Serial). SDV337137.


Unknown, 1933, Untitled Source (Unknown). SDV337138.

Other details: 01 and 02.


Unknown, 1933, Untitled Source (Article in Serial). SDV337139.

Other details: Photograph.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1973, 1156 (Cartographic). SDV767.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1978, 2675 (Cartographic). SDV772.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1979, 1178 (Cartographic). SDV770.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1980, 1123 (Cartographic). SDV766.


Larn, R. + Larn, B., 1995, Shipwreck Index of the British Isles. Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset (Monograph). SDV763.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 450 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337136National Monuments Record Database: NMR. SS21NW36. NMR Index. Digital.
SDV337137Article in Serial: Unknown. 1933. Western Morning News. Unknown.
SDV337138Unknown: Unknown. 1933. Lloyd's List. Unknown.
SDV337139Article in Serial: Unknown. 1933. Cornish Gazette. Unknown.
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 450.
SDV763Monograph: Larn, R. + Larn, B.. 1995. Shipwreck Index of the British Isles. Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset. Shipwreck Index of the British Isles. Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset. Hardback Volume.
SDV766Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1980. 1123. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV767Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1973. 1156. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV770Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1979. 1178. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV772Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1978. 2675. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 19 2015 10:10AM