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Purton Ships' Graveyard

Susan Snow | Purton Ships’ Graveyard

Purton Ships’ Graveyard

Purton Ships’ Graveyard on the banks of the Severn, a short walk from the village of Purton along the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal. The two ships in the photograph are 'FCB 76' a Ferrocement barge beached in 1965 and 'Glenby' a Stroudwater barge beached pre-1945.
Susan Snow | Purton Ships’ Graveyard - King / Sally of London

Purton Ships’ Graveyard - King / Sally of London

Purton Ships’ Graveyard on the banks of the River Severn, a short walk from the village of Purton along the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal. The ship in the photograph is 'King' (formally 'Sally of London') a Schooner beached in 1951.
Susan Snow | Purton Ships’ Graveyard - Rockby

Purton Ships’ Graveyard - Rockby

Purton Ships’ Graveyard on the banks of the River Severn, a short walk from the village of Purton along the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal. The ship in the photograph is 'Rockby' a Stroudwater barge beached in 1946.