MV Lucy 1967
The Lucy was a Dutch Trawler carrying a cargo of calcium carbide when she ran aground and drifted to a position north of skomer island where she sank in 40m of water on 14th February 1967.
Her captain and crew of 7 abandoned ships to avoid her toxic cargo used to make acetylene gas.
The following images is showing the engine room access and life on the mast taken by Steve Clarkson in the 70’s. The spare bronze propeller was visible in the 70’s but has since been recovered by divers.
The wreck is upright in 40m of water but is mostly very dark
Smit E. J. & Zonen, Westerbroek
51.2 x 8.5 x 2.8 m