The masts and sails of the three-masted schooner Mildred (1889) submerged off Gurnard's Head

A starboard bow view of the masts and sails of the wooden three-masted schooner Mildred (1889), submerged in Treen Cove, close to Gurnard's Head. The jibs are still set, as is the main sail and foremast topsail. The hull is fully sunk. Sea state is slight.

Mildred was on voyage from Newport to London with a cargo of basic slag when it ran around in dense fog at midnight on 6 April 1912.

Object Details

ID: G14011
Collection: Historic Photographs
Type: Glass plate negative
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Gibson & Sons of Scilly
Vessels: Mildred (1889)
Date made: April 1912
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Gibson's of Scilly Shipwreck Collection
Measurements: Overall: 254 mm x 304 mm

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