Type of vessel - Dutch Motor coaster

How sunk – Struck a mine

Former names – None

Wreck height - 1-2m

Travelling from Swansea for Poole the ‘Leny’ struck a mine probably laid by German aircraft. The explosion killing 8 of the 10 crew stood at the aft of the coaster.

The wreck lies very close to or on top of the ‘Ferncliffe’. She lies mostly buried in the mud and not sitting more than 1-2m high.

South Coast Ship Wrecks

South Coast

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