Temple Hall

Temple Hall, or Telamon as it was known when it ran aground in Lanzarote in 1981. “That Saturday October 31, 1981 a strong storm lashed the Canary Islands. It would not be a quiet day in the small port of Los Mármoles, Lanzarote. A freighter called the port to request permission for emergency assistance as they had suffered a serious leak, they were travelling from Abidjan and San Pedro from the Gulf of Guinea and carried a large shipment of huge wooden logs on route to the Greek port of Thessaloniki in the Aegean Sea. It was easy to comprehend the damage sustained to the ship, a simple look and… Read More

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