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Ww2 Memorial And Abandoned Lifeboats, Cove (13880)

Current Priority
3
East
179631
North
892579
Site Type
Commemorative Monument, Craft
Period
WW2

A memorial plaque to commemorate local community member involved in rescue efforts of stricken American Liberty Ship USS William H. Welch. Three abandoned lifeboats associated. One can be seen on the beach immediately to the west of the memorial. The remaining two are beached further W, over the headland.

Condition and current recommendations:

Condition
Action

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NMRS
Unknown
SMR
Unknown

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12th April, 2019 by sfpiper
Survey Information
User:
sfpiper
Date:
April 12, 2019
Tidal state:
low
Site located?:
Yes
Condition Information
Proximity to coast edge:
intertidal
Coastally eroding?:
active sea erosion
Is there a coastal defence?:
no
Other threats?:
structural damage/decay
Description:

A memorial plaque to commemorate local community member involved in rescue efforts of stricken American Liberty Ship USS William H. Welch. Three abandoned lifeboats associated. One can be seen on the beach immediately to the west of the memorial. The remaining two are beached further W, over the headland.

Management Information
How visible are the remains? (above ground):
highly visible (substantial remains)
How visible are the remains? (in section):
not visible
How accessibile is the site?:
accessible on foot (no footpath)
The site is:
has local associations/history
Comments and recommendations
Recommendations:

Monitoring and recording of lifeboats.

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