1927 steamboat wreck uncovered by storms

A steamboat which sank in a storm in 1927 has re-emerged on a beach in Northern Spain, on the infamous costa do morte, coast of death.

The Portuguese flagged steamboat freighter “Silva Gouveia” sank in storm 87 years ago whilst carrying a load of sugar.

The 60m long boat was built in 1906 in Great Britain, according to El Mundo.

The boat was known to be somewhere in the area, and storms occasionally bought parts of the ship up the beach. The Mayor of Fisterra, the nearest village, says he expects the remains to be covered up again in the next few days as another storm blows in, although the good weather over the weekend has bought quite a few local tourists down to gawk at it.

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