Bundle of illustrations depicting ships stranded in and around the Bristol Channel area, as drawn by A. Leslie Evans. Includes illustrations of HMS Sylph at Aberavon; the Canadian frigate Chabogue at Port Talbot; the Michel Swenden at Aberavon; ship looters at work; the wreck of Brodland, with the wreck of S.S. Ethelwalda in foreground; the wreck of the Samtampa at Sker Rocks; the figurehead of the Amazon, found at Margam; the winch barge Odin at Kenfig; the tank Widdale at Cwm Marcross; the Christina at Port Talbot, with the Mumbles lifeboat James Stevens in the foreground; the Cornish Rose at Mumbles; the S.S. Tyne at Rotherslade, Gower; the S.S. Trafalgar at Port Talbot; the S.S. Don Hugo on Morfa beach; the turbo-electric tanker Tillamook at Sker beach; the coastal tanker Winsdale H at Aberavon; the Universal Dipper at Margam; the Prince Ivanhoe at Horton Bay; the Stalheim at Port Talbot; the Amazon on Margam sands; the Maria Pompei at Aberavon; the Orelia at Port Talbot; the S.S. Normannia at Port Talbot entrance channel; M.V. Altmark at Kenfig beach; wreckers and Smuggler’s Cove, 1903-1981.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 216 D/D DRPT 8/6
  • Dates of Creation
      compiled c. 1950s-1980s
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 bundle containing 28 illustrations