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SOUTH SANDS WRECK I

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© Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey licence number 0100022206

NPRN 407804

Map Reference SH45NW

Grid Reference SH42255978

Unitary (Local) Authority Gwynedd

Old County Caernarfonshire

Community Llandwrog

Type of Site WRECK

Broad Class MARITIME

Period Unknown

Site Description 1. The wreck lies with its keel orientated 090/270 degrees and has an approximate length of 18m (59ft).

Event and Historical Information:
The wreck was first detected as a navigational hazard on aerial photographs dating to 1991. It was visible through shallow water on southern fringe of sand banks on National Assembly for Wales vertical aerial photography taken in 2006, and photographed through water during RCAHMW aerial reconnaissance on 13th June 2008.

Sources include:
UK Hydrographic Office Wrecks and Obstructions Database. © Crown Copyright and database rights. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and the UK Hydrographic Office (www.ukho.gov.uk)

RCAHMW, May 2012.

2. Particularly clear aerial photography was taken of the wrecks on 7th June & 19th July 2013

T. Driver, RCAHMW, 2016

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