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The wreck of a British West Indiaman stranded on the 14th of January 1814, between Mount’s Bay and Penzance, after bad weather caused her to part her cable and drove her onto the rocks. 24 out of the 25 crew members were lost, including the captain, Thomas Le Coq. She had departed from Martinique and Cork and was bound for London with a Cargo of wine. Constructed of wood, she was a sail driven vessel.

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