Wrecked colours

Paid a visit to my favorite wreck again on monday. One of my shots got picked up on broadsheet.ie and consequently, I found out a bit about the ship and it’s history.

This is the wreck of the Irish Trader, of Hartlepool, grounded in 1974 on way to Drogheda.The notorious Littlejohn brothers, Keith and Kenneth who claimed to be British agents, hid out on the wreck while on the run here in the 70s.

Here she is before her luck turned bad.

And here’s a shot I found from an earlier state of decomposition.

Irish Trader Wreck

Irish Trader Shipwreck

Irish Trader Wreck

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