Over 2000 sailors were drowned in this storm

St Clement, St Clement, Cornwall 
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The church is medieval but has lost much of its interest due to later restorations and most of the present fabric is from 1865 .There is also a large cemetery on the opposite side of the lane to the church.
Rear Admiral Robert Carthew Reynolds died in 1811 during a great storm in late December, which scattered his convoy and wrecked three ships of the line including his own flagship HMS St George. Over 2,000 British sailors, including Reynolds, were drowned. The mason had to insert the day of the month into the inscription. 
Visited - June 2014

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