German brigantine Albert Wilhelm Albert Wilhelm, Lelant, 1886
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German brigantine Albert Wilhelm Albert Wilhelm, a German brig, on Hayle bar. After setting out from Ramsay in the Isle of Man 2 days before, she struck The Stones reef off Godrevy on 16 October 1886. Leaking, she made for a safe anchorage - but ran aground near Lelant. All her crew were rescued, in the final mission of the Hayle lifeboat Isis, but the Albert Wilhelm, which had been heading to Fowey for china clay, was broken up by the sand and sea.
17th October 1886
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