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1663 Shipwreck

By HarrietH
Commemorated with the wish that passers by will pray for the victims souls. 1663. Since living in Cascais since almost the middle ages I have known at least 5 shipwrecks. The sea is beautiful but in Winter
the waves are high and the rocks are near.

Tags: Monument Landscape and travel

Voters: ColleenA, BillRookery, debu and 10 more

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25 Sep 2018 1:25PM
The name of the ship that was wrecked off Oitavos Fort Cascais in 1663 was “Espírito Santo Pombinha”, I haven't been able to find how many people were lost.

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ColleenA Plus
7 445 7 Australia
25 Sep 2018 1:33PM
Looks very peaceful hard to imagine rough seas, but it sounds like the seas in the Western Cape in SA . Great shot
Irishkate Plus
9 42 118 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2018 6:49PM
A reminder that the seas are mightier than man.
Mike_Smith Plus
12 630 1 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2018 9:44PM
As above the sea is a dangerous place, wonderful capture Maureen
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2018 7:51PM
Wonderful tribute... People underestimate how dangerous the coastline is over there...
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