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At the foot of the anchor of Athina B

ATHINA B

THE ATHINA B WAS BREACHED BY A STORM AT THIS POINT ON

THE NIGHT OF 21ST JANUARY 1980. HER CREW WERE SUCCESSFULLY

TAKEN OFF WITHOUT LOSS OF LIFE THANKS TO THE BRAVERY OF THE

MEN OF THE SHOREHAM LIFEBOAT.

IN A MAJOR SALVAGE OPERATION HER CARGO WAS DISCHARGED

AND THE SHIP WAS REFLOATED ON 17TH FEBRUARY 1980.

THE SHIPS ANCHOR WAS PRESENTED BY MIDWAY SECONDARY METALS

LIMITED IN WHOSE YARD THE SHIP WAS FINALLY BROKEN UP.

JOHN LEACH - MAYOR OF BRIGHTON

26TH SEPTEMBER 1980

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