Record Details

NHER Number:18701
Type of record:Maritime
Name:Post medieval wreck

Summary

A wreck is marked on an Admiralty chart of 1957. It could be the SS Kenton, sunk by an E-boat torpedo in March 1941.

Images - none

Location

Parish:NORTH SEA, -, NORFOLK

Full description

Wreck.
On Admiralty chart 1957, at 52 degrees 51' north 1 degree 56' east.
E. Rose (NAU), 28 January 1983.

SS Kenton, sunk 7 March 1941 by E-boat torpedo.
Reported by survey at 52.54.12 north, 001.23.24 east
Shattered remains up to 4.5m (15 feet) above seabed in 1949.
See note on NHER 18700.
See details in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 27 January 1984.

Monument Types

  • WRECK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 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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