Record Details

NHER Number:18717
Type of record:Maritime
Name:World War One and Two wrecks

Summary

A wreck is marked on an Admiralty chart of 1957. It could be the Fulgers, a steamship torpedoed by a submarine in 1915, or HMS Dungeness, sunk by enemy aircraft in 1940.

Images - none

Location

Parish:NORTH SEA, -, NORFOLK

Full description

Wreck.
On Admiralty chart 1957, at 52 degrees 48' north, 1 degree 36' east.
E. Rose (NAU), 28 January 1983.

Survey notes two wrecks in this approximate area.
At 52.49.06 north, 001.36.26 east; Context 1.
Fulgens, steamship torpedoed by submarine 1 August 1915.
At 52.49.22 north, 001.32.44 east; Context 2.
HMS Dungeness, sunk 15 November 1940 by enemy aircraft (HM trawler).
Still intact 1960.
See details in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 27 January 1984.

Monument Types

  • WRECK (World War One - 1914 AD to 1918 AD)
  • WRECK (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 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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