Record Details

NHER Number:18728
Type of record:Maritime
Name:Site of World War One wreck


A wreck is marked on an Admiralty chart of 1957. It could be the SS Ole Bull, a Norwegian coal ship sunk by mines in 1917. The wreckage had been dispersed by 1921.

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On Admiralty chart 1957, as at 52 degrees 51' north, 1 degree 36' east.
E. Rose (NAU), 28 January 1983.

Two wrecks on survey at this approximate position.
Context 1. Unknown wreck, originally reported as HMS Francolin, which was later found at NHER 18727. This wreck discovered 1942.
Context 2. SS Ole Bull, Norwegian coal ship sunk 11 January 1917 by mines. Wreck dispersed by 1921.
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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