Heavy storms reveal sunken German ship

Published on March 10th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

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Heavy storms off the southern coast of England have revealed the remains of a ship which sank there during WWI.

Mr Sadler said:“ I reckon about a metre of sand has been stripped off this beach and although I have seen some of this wreckage in the past, I have never seen so much revealed as this time.

“Its from a ship called the SV Carl wrecked on October 7th 1917. It was a German sailing ship that was being towed to London and broke its tow. The majority of the ship was salvaged and this is all that is left which is remarkably good condition from being under the sand all these years.’’

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Story: CG_Oscar, Cornish Guardian | Photo: Cornish Guardian

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