Record Details

NHER Number:18714
Type of record:Maritime
Name:World War One wreck


A wreck is marked on an Admiralty chart of 1957. It could be the SS Kirkham Abbey, which was torpedoed by a submarine in July 1918.

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Full description

On Admiralty chart 1957, at 52 degrees 46' north, 1 degree 57' east.
E. Rose (NAU), 28 January 1983.

Survey notes SS Kirkham Abbey at 52.45.27 north, 001.42.14 east, torpedoed by submarine 27 July 1918.
Mast formerly visible but wreck seems to have been completely broken up by 1976.
See details in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 27 January 1984.

Monument Types

  • WRECK (World War One - 1914 AD to 1918 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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