Record Details

NHER Number:18692
Type of record:Maritime
Name:Modern wreck

Summary

A wreck is marked on an Admiralty chart of 1957. It may be the SS Osprey, which sank in 1904 after colliding with SS St Dunstan.

Images - none

Location

Parish:NORTH SEA, -, NORFOLK

Full description

Wreck.
On Admiralty chart 1957, at 52 degrees 37' north, 1 degree 45' east.
E. Rose (NAU), 28 January 1983.

Perhaps the SS Osprey, lost on 5 June 1904 in collision with SS St Dunstan en route Granton to London.
Reported by survey at 52.43.20 north, 001.42.45 east.
Skeleton 17.7m by 3m (58 by 10 feet), thirty two ribs in position in 1965.
Only small lump remained in 1974.
See details in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 27 January 1984.

Monument Types

  • WRECK (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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