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UNNAMED WRECK

Site Details



NPRN 506386

Map Reference SR77NE

Grid Reference SR7784079967

Unitary (Local) Authority Maritime

Old County Maritime

Community Maritime

Type of Site WRECK

Broad Class MARITIME

Period Post Medieval

Site Description The wreck was lies on its side, intact, between two sandwaves, and with its keel was orientated 075/255 degrees. The length is 84m and depth of deck to keel being 20m. The wreck retains a height of 8.4m above the seabed.

Event and Historical Information:
A non-submarine contact was first reported in this vicinity in July 1945. The CEFAS research vessel CIROLANA relocated the wreck in 1999 and again 2000.

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)

Maritime Officer, RCAHMW, October 2009.