Solva, Pembrokeshire

Along the coastal path a couple of miles north of Solva is the site of the wrecks of the Vernicos Alexia, Vernicos Georgios and Vernicos Barbara IV. I 1981 the Alexia was towing the Georgios and Barbara when it suffered engine problems. It's anchors failed to hold and all three tugs were swept ashore and wrecked. An engine block and a few scraps is all that remains although more can be seen at low tide.

Along the coastal path a couple of miles north of Solva is the site of the wrecks of the Vernicos Alexia, Vernicos Georgios and Vernicos Barbara IV. I  1981 the Alexia was towing the Georgios and Barbara when it suffered engine problems. It's anchors failed to hold and all three tugs were swept ashore and wrecked. An engine block and a few scraps is all that remains although more can be seen at low tide.
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Along the coastal path a couple of miles north of Solva is the site of the wrecks of the Vernicos Alexia, Vernicos Georgios and Vernicos Barbara IV. I  1981 the Alexia was towing the Georgios and Barbara when it suffered engine problems. It's anchors failed to hold and all three tugs were swept ashore and wrecked. An engine block and a few scraps is all that remains although more can be seen at low tide. Along the coastal path a couple of miles north of Solva is the site of the wrecks of the Vernicos Alexia, Vernicos Georgios and Vernicos Barbara IV. I  1981 the Alexia was towing the Georgios and Barbara when it suffered engine problems. It's anchors failed to hold and all three tugs were swept ashore and wrecked. An engine block and a few scraps is all that remains although more can be seen at low tide. Along the coastal path a couple of miles north of Solva is the site of the wrecks of the Vernicos Alexia, Vernicos Georgios and Vernicos Barbara IV. I  1981 the Alexia was towing the Georgios and Barbara when it suffered engine problems. It's anchors failed to hold and all three tugs were swept ashore and wrecked. An engine block and a few scraps is all that remains although more can be seen at low tide. Solva in early summe Solva in early summe
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Date2008-06-08 16:11:24
DescriptionAlong the coastal path a couple of miles north of Solva is the site of the wrecks of the Vernicos Alexia, Vernicos Georgios and Vernicos Barbara IV. I 1981 the Alexia was towing the Georgios and Barbara when it suffered engine problems. It's anchors failed to hold and all three tugs were swept ashore and wrecked. An engine block and a few scraps is all that remains although more can be seen at low tide.
CountyPembrokeshire
CountryCymru/Wales
CopyrightCopyright 2008 Ken Davies & Debbie Phillips
Tags 2008 Canon EOS 5D Coast Coastal Village Cymru Fishing Harbour Outdoors Pembrokeshire Sea Ship Wreck Shipping Solva United Kingdom Wales Wales/Cymru
CameraCanon EOS 5D
LensEF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM 
Focal Length180mm
Focal Length (35mm)180mm
Shutter Speed1/200
Aperturef/5.6
ISO Speed100

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