Monthly talk October 2019 with Nick Pannell

Water wings and souwesters were a must outside and inside St Anne’s hall. The rain and wind did not deter the hardly Babbacombe and St Marychurch folk for this evening’s talk.

Herald Express columnist Nick Pannell told us about some of our local shipwrecks, from the wreck of HMS Savage on Roundham Head in 1762 to the Santa Anna, the Panamanian-registered tanker, that ran aground on Thatcher Rock in 1998.