shipwreck (Lady Elizabeth) Falkland discussion
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shipwreck (Lady Elizabeth) Falkland
This is the barque Lady Elizabeth
Under a Norwegian Flag she arrived in the Falklands in 1913 with a cargo of lumber out of Vancouver for Delagoa. She struck the Uranie rock near Berkeley Sound, limped into Stanley, and was condemned as an insurance write-off. She acted as a storage hulk moored in Stanley Harbour for many years, until she broke her moorings in a storm in 1931 and drifted ashore to her present striking location in Whalebone Cove.