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General view of the French SS Paknam wrecked at Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. May 1895

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The 700 ton cargo steamer was built in 1895 by Robert Napier, Govan. She was on her maiden voyage to Le Havre, from where she was due to go on to Tonkin in French Indo China, when she was wrecked in fog under Greeb Point on 13th May 1805. Photographer: Unknown

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Media ID 18203974

Date: 29th November 2018

County: Cornwall

Location Name: 50.124487, -5.679125

: TRURI : SP.0002.3

Image Size: 6178 x 8316 Pixels

Filesize is 11.47MB

Associated Categories: St Just in Penwith

Associated Categories: SS Paknam

Keywords: cornish, french, ship, shipping, shipwreck, steam, transport, water, wreck