Includes Spean Consols. Famous as "The mine beneath the sea", although many other mines had submarine workings. Producer of tin and copper, went into decline after 1919 when a disastrous accident cost 31 lives after the man engine rod failed. In the 1960s it became part of Geevor.
Bibliography: Levant. The Mine Beneath the Sea, Cyril Noall (1970)
Levant. A Champion Cornish Mine, John Corin (1992)
The Mine Under the Sea, "Jack Penhale" AKA Raymond Harry (1962)
At work in 1870 with the following information;
Produce, Tin and Copper;
Purser, Henry Borrow, Truro;
Manager, James Evans ,Nance House, Illogan;
Agents, James Nicholas, John Nankervis and Henry Tresize;
Engineers, J. Hocking Junior;
Payday, Third Friday in the month;
305 Fathoms deep;
160 persons employed.