L9901 : Plassey On The Rocks, Inisheer, Aran Islands [1]

taken 55 years ago, near to Furmina, Clare, Ireland

Plassey On The Rocks, Inisheer, Aran Islands [1]
Plassey On The Rocks, Inisheer, Aran Islands [1]
The M.V. Plassey went aground on an offshore rock during a severe storm on the night of 8th March 1960. The 11 crew were rescued by the local onshore rescue crew. It was later driven onto the island during another storm.This picture is used on the sleeve of the CD "The Plassey on the rocks" LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) The wreck features in the opening credits of the comedy TV series 'Father Ted' LinkExternal link.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Harold Strong and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
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L9901, 12 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
August 1962   (more nearby)
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Friday, 21 December, 2007
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Shipwreck   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! L 9923 0160 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:3.3502N 9:30.2175W
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