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Lands End Shipwreck

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Lands End Shipwreck

The most recent Lands End Shipwreck was the 1,846-tonne RMS Mulheim was making passage from Cork to Lubeck, Germany, when she ran aground between Land’s End and Sennen at 0500 GMT on Saturday 22nd March 2003The six-strong Polish crew were airlifted to safety by a rescue helicopter from RNAS Culdrose.

They were taken to the Sennen Cove Lifeboat Station, where they were treated for shock.There was a Major salvage operation that involved a crane and a pulley system on the cliffs immediately above the wreck.

The RMS Mulheim was loaded with more than 2,200 tonnes of car scrap metal. We have more information and another video of the RMS Mulheim wreck.

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