Many ships have been wrecked at Prawle Point, the most recent being in December, 1992, when the ship Demetrios, formerly the Long Lin from China was being towed by a tug from Dunkirk to a Mediterranean scrapyard.
Built: Yard in Rotterdam, 1733
Owner: DEIC, chamber of Rotterdam
Length: 130 ft
Tonnage: 325 last (650 ton)
Master: Jakob van Duinen
The Boot was en route from Batavia to Texel.
She ran aground on Prawle pt. Devon, UK.
- Dutch-Asiatic Shipping.
Details of voyage 7040.2 from Batavia.