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posted : September 9, 2004 Post subject: looking for the conlea
i am looking for the conlea west of jersey.
if you have dived on here or if you have informations you can give me tank you
jean yves rault


 
Paul
posted : December 9, 2005 Post subject: looking for the conlea
This is what I have on her, position is approximate so you may need to search with magnetometer. If you find her let me know as I would like to dive her myself. There are supposed to be a couple of wrecks in this area.

49.00.300 N
002.31.000 W

Lost 10 February 1975
British

Circumstances of loss:-
Sank during heavy weather when bunker hatch was carried away and enjine room flooded.
Surveying details:-
18/2/75 Conles position 15 miles West of Corbiere, proceding at 1 knot toward Jersey (Nitron radio).
POSN: Sighted flare 13.6 miles 290 deg(T) from Corbiere (MV Winchester).
POSN: 82 deg Gronez point 16.5 miles. Not known if Conlea afloat (St Peter Port Radio)
Conlea has sunk, fore hatch stove in (Jersey Radio)
MV Conlea en route Eling to St Malo Cargo 296 Tons of pitch. Sank approx 15 miles West of Corbiere at 5AM today owing to heavy weather and 6 survivors (Jersey)


 
G.Smalley
posted : January 8, 2009 Post subject: looking for the conlea
hey, i was one of the crew, on the wheel at the time of sinking, chief eng lost at sea, spnt several hours in lifeboat, picked up by large ship, (5 of us) one picked up by lifeboat, think it was from St Heliers. I have no contact with the rest of the crew since, i do thnk captain was from Yarmouth.
do you have any contact or know any of the crew.?
all the best george. (Grimsby)

 
G.Smalley
posted : January 8, 2009 Post subject: looking for the conlea
Paul, i was on this ship at the time, it sank in 1956.
george.

 
redervras
posted : July 27, 2009 Post subject: looking for the conlea
hello

i m stell looking for her
do have any pictures of her?
do you remenber what she was shipping?
do you know if she sank fast or not?
thank you
j y rault
excuse me , my english is not very good !!!

 
redervras
posted : July 27, 2009 Post subject: looking for the conlea
hello
do you news of the conlea
i stell looking for
i have a lot of ficher numbers but????
jy rault

 
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