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Cornwall County Memories

Cornwall County Memories

The photo 'Cremyll, Point and HMS Impregnable 1904' appears in this book.

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Cremyll has long been a crossing place from the Rame peninsula to the Devon side of the Tamar estuary. The old HMS 'Impregnable', moored in this stretch of water opposite Devonport Dockyard, was a training ship for boys. A 98-gun ship of the line, she was launched at Chatham in 1810 and took part in the bombardment of Algiers six years later.

An extract from Cornwall County Memories.

Other Memories from Cremyll

It was about 1956 that my twin sister and I stayed at the Mountedgecomb Arms which our grandmother owned. We have very happy memories of walking over Mount Edgecombe and seeing films in Millbrook village hall. We went to tea with Mrs Strutt and her family, if I remember right there were two boys and one daughter. Sadly it was the last time that we saw our grandmother.  Cremyll has a big place in our happy memories. It ...see more

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