SHIPWRECKS in Carmarthen Bay will be the subject of an illustrated history talk available online on March 2 at 7.30 pm.
The event has been arranged by the county’s history and archaeology society, the Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society, in conjunction with Laugharne History Society, and it will be accessible via a Zoom link.
To obtain the link, email carmantiquarians@gmail.com by February 28, quoting Shipwrecks 2 March.
Heather James BA FSA will be the speaker and the talk will cover why there were so many shipwrecks in Carmarthen Bay and then focus on three significant wrecks which can still be seen today at low water.
The talk will also deal with the remains of a number of smaller, local wooden sailing ships that can be can be seen off Cefn Sidan, Laugharne Sands and Marros Beach some of whose stories can be told while others have yet to be identified.
More can be discovered about the county’s history and archaeology by joining the Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society. Members receive its fact filled publication
The Carmarthenshire Antiquary together with details of its complete programme of proposed talks and visits to historic places across the county which is ready for commencing as soon as the pandemic situation will allow. For more information about the Society and how to become a member, visit the website www.carmants.org.uk.