The Athena goes into hiding

Earlier this year, the remains of the Athena were more exposed than they have been for a long time.

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The wreck of the brig Athena in May 2016

But gradually the sand level on Penrhos beach has got higher and higher and now you’d be hard pressed to even spot where the Athena lies.

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The Athena looking towards Llanddwyn May 2016

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The Athena early October 2016

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The last stubs of the Athena poking through the sand 25th October 2016

(Maybe she was fed up of being photographed so much!)

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