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Acorn

Acorn 1898 The picture above is of the Norwegian owned "Eva SV" which was built by the Tay Shipping Company ...
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Aeolian Sky

Aeolian Sky 1979 N50 30.548 W2 08.329 Steve first dived this wreck the day after it went down. The position ...
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Ambassador

SS Ambassador 1979 N50 11.529 W3 49.782 The above image is of the ships helm from the SS Ambassador.The wheel ...
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Aorangi

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Aurania

SS Aurania 1918 N56 36.108 W6 19.531 ships bell recovered by divers and now in the Mull Museum SS Aurania ...
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Avanti

ss Avanti N50 29.900 W1 55.106 The Avanti was a British cargo ship built in Copenhagen in 1912. The Owner ...
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Avanti

SS Aparima 1917 N50 29.407 W1 55.109 Ships details Nationality:         britishType:                  ...
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Basil

SS Basil 1917 50°35,026'N 00°40,987'W SS Basil was a 3223 tonne steamship owned by the Booth Line. Her 334 hp ...
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Betsey

Betsey 1816 N50 16.388 W3 53.002 The Betsey , sailing from Plymouth, was carrying French prisoners of war when she ...
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Blesk

Tanker SS Blesk 1896 N50 14.019 W3 51.272 Russian Steam Nav. & Trading Co. - ROPIT The Blesk was one ...
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BOOKS

Books for sale Tea Clipper "Gossamer"In the 1990’s a local diver, Stephen George, was snorkelling along the coastline near Prawle ...
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Bretton Hall

Bretton Hall 1885 N50 23.039 W3 29.803 The image above is similar ship " Wistow Hall "which was built in ...
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Brummer

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Cantabria

SS Cantabria 1932 N50 12.936 W3 49.078 The adjacent photo shows the 263 feet  Spanish steamship 'SS Cantabria' . She ...
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Carentan

Carentan Submarine Chaser 50 34.991N, 001 56.224W Free French Navy The Carentan was the first of twelve similar ships built ...
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Caroline

HMT Caroline 1941 Minesweeper N51 42.253 W5 08.328 The image to the left is of mine sweeper and ex trawler ...
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Castlereagh 1925

S.S.Castlereigh 1925 N50 34.810 W1 56.138 When Steve first dived this wreck in the early 70's she was known as ...
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Catterthun

SS catterthun 1881 32°25,469'S 152°34,426'E Catterthun was built by theWilliam Doxford and son’s shipyard in Sunderland, England, and launched in ...
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Chanteloupe

Chanteloupe 1772 (West Indiaman) N50 15.357 W3 51.824 The above painting depicting the Chanteloupe is by artist Roger F  Jones ...
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Cotavia

SS Cotavia 1917 U/W photo Steve Clarkson     Porthole Callum BeveridgeSS Cotavia was a British Transport ship built by Irvine Shipbuilding ...
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Crocodile

HMS Crocodile 1784 N50 12.081 W3 43.391 The above painting by Nicholas-Pocock (1740-1821) depicts the wrecking of HMS Crocodile on ...
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Crown Prize

HMS Crown Prize 1691 Lat /Long ? I am text block. Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum ...
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Dartmouth Cannon

Dartmouth Cannon site N50 20.524 W3 33.632 In the late sixties /early seventies, Neville Oldham and Tony Almer discovered seven ...
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Dorset & Lyme Bay Shipwrecks

Dorset & Lyme Bay Shipwrecks Aeolian Sky 1979 Aparima 1917 Avanti 1918 Carentan 1943 Gibel Haman 1918 Hawsewell 1786 Hartlepool ...
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Dragon

Privateer & Merchantman "Dragon" 1757 N50 13.774 W3 50.570 The Dragon's Letter of Marque 1756 The Dragon was an American ...
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Dryad

Dryad 1891 N50 13.428 W3 38.536 The wreck of the Dryad lays close to the northern face of Start point ...
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Empire Harry

Empire Harry 1945 N50 14.980 W3 51.700 The Empire Harry tug was one of three sisters and was 135 foot ...
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England Shipwrecks

Shipwrecks around England Acorn 1898 Basil 1917 Caroline 1941 Glenart Castle 1918 Iona II 1864 King Cadwallon 1906 Kowloon Bridge ...
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Erme Estuary Wrecks

Erme Estuary wrecks N50 18.193 W3 57.480 The river Erme in South Devon is tidal up to 3.5 miles from ...
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Eureka

Eureka 1869 N50 20.198 W3 32.209 The painting above shows the Eureka entering the river Dart with her aft mast ...
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GALLERY

Gallery General Images Steve's Images ...
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GENERAL GALLERY

General Photo Gallery Steve & Neville at Palace Alice Roberts on board Steve’s boat Neville with Chantaloupe cannon Steve searching ...
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Gibel Haman

Gibel Haman 1918 N50 35.872 W02 53.043 SS Gibel Hamel was a British Steamer first owned by Carr L of ...
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Glenart castle

HMHS Glenart Castle 1918 N50 06.333 W005 02.854 The Glenart Castle is just on of 16 Union Castle boats sunk ...
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Gossamer

Tea Clipper "Gossamer" 1869 N50 12.320 W3 42.663 Book on the history of the GossamerSelect the image above to order ...
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GUIDANCE

Guidance of Nautical Archaeology Standards Naughtical Archaeological Society The ideal place to learn about Marine ArchaeologyThe Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) ...
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Haloween

Tea Clipper "Halloween" 1887 N50 13.295 W3 49.718 The image above shows the Halloween & Wesmorland wrecks seen from a ...
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Halswell

Hawswell 1786 N50 11.529 W3 49.782 Loss of the East Indiaman Halsewell by Robert Smirke The Halsewell was an East ...
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Hartlepool

SS Hartlepool 1940 N50 36.490 W002 25.470 SS Hartlepool was a British steam cargo ship built by William Gray & ...
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Herzogin Cecille

Herzogin Cecillie 1936 N50 12.858 W3 47.099 The photograph above shows one of the few tall ships still in operation ...
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Hispania

Hispania 56°33.916N 5°59.217W Select Button or image to view steve's 1990 video SS Hispania was a Swedish 1,323 GRT triple-expansion ...
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Welcome to Steve's & the late Neville's website Shipwrecks | Archaeology | Stories | Pirates | Treasure Shipwrecks Some of ...
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International Shipwrecks

International Shipwrecks Thislegorm 1941 Catterthun 1895 MV Dara ...
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Iona

Iona II 1864 N51 11.061 W4 38.859 Protected site For more information see: Wessex Archaeology report DevonLive News Landmark Trust ...
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James Barrie

MFV James Barrie 1969 (Built as FV Benella) N58 48.762 W3 02.253 MFV James Barrie was a 66T British Trawler  ...
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James Egan Lane

Liberty Ship "SS James Eagan Layne" 1942 N50°19.579′ E4°14.659 The James Eagan Layne was built in New Orleans in 1944 ...
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Jebba

SS Jebba 1907 N50 14.094 E03 51.701 The photo above shows the S.S.Jebba in here final resting place where local ...
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King Cadwallon

King Cadwallon 1906 N49 57.960 W6 14.610 The King Cadwallon , shown sinking above, was a Glasgow King Line 3275 ...
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Kintuk

SS Ambassador 1979 N50 11.529 W3 49.782 The above image is of the ships helm from the SS Ambassador. The ...
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Kowloon Bridge

Kowloon Bridge 1986 51°28′N 09°14′W The MV Kowloon Bridge was built on the River Tees by Swan Hunter for Bibby ...
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Kyarra

SS Kyarra 1918 N50 34.888 W1 56.569 Kyarra in dry dock The 6,953 t Kyarra was built by Denny & ...
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Lalla Rookh

Lalla Rookh 1873 N50 12.435 W3 43.793 The Lalla Rookh was a square-rigged tea clipper and was homeward bound to ...
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Landrail

HMS Landrail 1906 N50 33.750 W2 37.470 When Steve first dived this site in the 70's it was thought to ...
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Lincon

Lincoln 1886 N50 02.799 W5 35.659 The SS Lincon was iron steamship en-route from Cardiff to Plymouth with a cargo ...
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LINKS

Some useful sources of information International registry of sunken shipsHistory of Diving SuitsGuidance in Archaeological PracticeEurope on-line Shipwreck DatabaseUniversity of ...
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London

London 1778 Location unknown The London was an East Indiaman of 723 Tons. She was built in Perry's yard, Blackwell ...
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Louis Shield

Louis Shield 1939 N50 15.800 W3 52.200 The Louis Sheid was a large ship of 6057 tons, 418ft with a ...
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Lucy

MV Lucy 1967 Dutch Coaster N50.44.27 W005.16.33 The Lucy was a Dutch Trawler carrying a cargo of calcium carbide   ...
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Luis

SS Luis 1918 N50 36.480N W001 10.012 Photo Steve Clarkson The Luis was an armed cargo ship carrying 7,000 tons ...
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M2 Submarine

M2 Submarine 1932 N50°34.580 N W002°33.930 Click here to see a video of the plane lauching ReferencesSubmarine Museum Portsmouth UKTerry ...
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Margraf

SMS Margraf N58 52.969 W003 08.526 SMS Margraf was a world war 1 German battleship of the Konig class. The ...
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Maria

Maria 1892 N50 12.175 E3 43.501 This ship was another casualty lost on Prawle Point in South Devon. “The Maria” ...
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Medina

SS Medina 1917 N50 12.454 W3 32.251 Many items have been recovered from the ship and have been sold at ...
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Meirion

Meirion 1879 N50.13.074 E3 45.156 View of the Meirion from a drone The "Meirion" was an iron sailing ship, belonging ...
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Mendi

SS Mendi 1917 50°27,496'N 01°20,047'W SS Mendi was a steamship of the Elder Dempster Line, requisitioned by the British government ...
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Mohegan

Mohegan 1898 N50 02.720 W5 02.588 The SS Mohegan started life as the Cleopatra, a mixed passenger liner and animal ...
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Moidart

Moidart 1918 N50 34.020 W2 47.188 Moidart in dry dock after a collision Ships chronometer - Photo Callum BeveridgeThe Moidart ...
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Montagu

HMS Montagu 1901 51°09'57N - 04°40'40W HMS Montagu was a Duncan-class pre-dreadnought battleship of the British Royal Navy. In May ...
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Moorsands

Moorsands (Protected wreck site) Middle Bronze age 12th century 50 12 42N 03 44 20W with 300m exclusion zone View ...
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Murree

Freighter M V Murree 1989 latitude: 49°57,888'N longitude: 03°14,248'W and is upright in 60m of water. She stands 38m off ...
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MV Dara (UAE)

SS Ambassador 1979 N50 11.529 W3 49.782 The above image is of the ships helm from the SS Ambassador. The ...
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Napoli

MV Napoli 2007 Add Your Heading Text Here The Napoli was built by Samsung Heavy Industries in 1991 and has ...
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Newholm

SS Newholm 1917 N50 12.569 W3 38.528 A view of the Newholm underwater Photo - Richard Knights SS Newholm was ...
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Oregon

Oregon 1890 N50 14.708 W3 56.395 The Oregon was about the same size as the Cutty Sark which is on ...
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P555 Submarine

P555 Submarine 1947 Ex American S24 (SS-129) N50:30.860 002:33.348W This 854 ton S-Class submarine was launched as S24 (SS-129)on 27th ...
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Percier

SS Percier 1945 N50 17.110 W3 58.110 The Percier was a Belgium steamer who’s original name was “War Buffalo” launched ...
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PROJECTS

Some of our projects Westindiaman "Dragon" In the 1990’s a friend of mine, Bill Bunting, started looking for the wreck ...
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Ramillies

HMS Ramillies 1760 N50 14.182 W3 51.769 HMS Royal Katherine (HMS Ramilles after 1706) was an 84-gun second-rate ship of ...
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Rhonda

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Riversdale

SS Riversdale 1917 N50 11.760 W3 44.138 The photograph above is of the steamship “Marstonmoor” which is very similar to ...
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Robert

MV Robert 1975 N51 11.097 W4 38.803 The MV Robert was a small, single crew coaster which capsized and sank off the ...
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Salcome Cannon Site

Salcombe Cannon Site (Protected wreck site) N50 12.693 W3 44.706 The site has a 300m exclusion zone Drone view of ...
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Salsette

P & O Liner Salsette N50 29.690 W2 42.970 Telephone off the wreckPhoto Callum BeveridgeLaunched in 1908, the Salsette was ...
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San Pedro El Mayor

San Pedro El Mayor 1588 Position unknown Read moe in our booklet available at Amazon (Select image) There were two ...
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Scotland & Ireland Shipwrecks

Shipwrecks around Scotland & Ireland Aorangi Aurainia 1918 Brummer Catavia 1917 Hispania Margraf Rhonda Shuna Swan Tapti HMS Vanguard ...
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Secil Japan

MV Secil Japan 1989 N50 14.311 W005 21.748 The MV Secil Japan was a cargo vessel of 2625 gross tons ...
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SHIPWRECKS

Shipwrecks Shipwreck Conferences International Shipwreck Conference Plymouth Nautical Arcaeological Society Bournemouth University South Devon Shipwrecks Hundreds of ships have been ...
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Shuna

Shuna TBA ...
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Sidon Submarine

British Submarine "Sidon" 1955 Medium Range Patrol N50 32.778 W2 38.400 Class and type: S-class submarine Displacement: 814-872 tons surfaced ...
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Sirala

SS shirala 1918 N50 40.915 W0 35.217 On 2nd July 1918 SS Shirala , captained by Murray Dickinson, was en-route ...
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Skaala

SS Skaala 1917 N50 11.750 W3 49.688 The image above is of the Amicitia which is a similar ship built ...
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Solomon Browne

Penlee Lifeboat "Solomon Browne" N50 11.529 W3 49.782 On the 19th December 1981 the Penlee lifeboat Solomon Browne went to ...
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Somali

S.S.Somali 1941 N55 34.095 001 36.121W. The S.S.Somali was a 6809 tons P & O cargo ship built by Harland ...
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SOUTH DEVON SHIPWRECKS

South Devon Shipwrecks See South Devon from the skies Some of the South Devon Wrecks are featured below Ambassador Betsey ...
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Spirit of the Ocean

Spirit of the Ocean 1866 N50 13.288 W3 38.636 The painting above was in the "London Illustrated News in 1866 ...
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Spyrdion Vagliano

Spyridion Vagliano 1890 N50 02.799 W5 02.680 The Spyridion Vagliano was a 1,110 ton Greek Freighter. On route to Falmouth ...
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St Dunstan

HMS St Dunstan N50:38.278 W2:41.979                 Above image  of Arc Lamp Switch (Callum Beveridge)HMS St Dunstan was a British steam ...
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