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Skopelos Sky shipwreck at Port Isaac, Cornwall. 15th December 1979

Skopelos Sky shipwreck at Port Isaac, Cornwall. 15th December 1979


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Skopelos Sky shipwreck at Port Isaac, Cornwall. 15th December 1979

The wreck of the Greek Skopelos Sky cargo vessel which ran aground at Hells Mouth, Port Isaac in December 1979 during hurricane force winds. Rescue of the ships crew by Padstow Lifeboat proved impossible and all men aboard were rescued by helicopter. Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) records state: Silver Second-Service Clasp awarded to Coxswain Trevor England in recognition of his courage

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