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Polpeor Cove, The Lizard, Landewednack, Cornwall. Before 1911

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A view of the slipway with small sailing boats at Polpeor Cove with the early lifeboat station. The first lifeboat station at Polpeor Cove opened in 1859 following the wreck of the SS Czar on 22nd January 1859 when some of her crew were rescued by local boatmen. Operations from the third and last station at Polpeor Cove stopped in 1961 when the Lizard lifeboat station moved location to the more protected Kilcobben Cove. Photographer unknown

Copyright © From the collection of the RIC

Media ID 15305328

Date: 16th August 2018

County: Cornwall

Location Name: 49.969674, -5.193979

: TRURI : LAApc.14

Image Size: 8312 x 6075 Pixels

Filesize is 8.88MB

Associated Categories: Landewednack

Keywords: coast, coastal, cornish, headland, navigation, oars, peninsula, rnli, sea