Record Details

NHER Number:18731
Type of record:Maritime
Name:Post medieval wreck

Summary

A wreck is marked on an Admiralty chart of 1957. It could be HMS Actuosity, which struck an unknown object in October 1940.

Images - none

Location

Parish:NORTH SEA, -, NORFOLK

Full description

Wreck.
On Admiralty chart 1957 as at 52 degrees 55' north, 1 degree 44' east.
E. Rose (NAU), 28 January 1983.

Nearest survey record is at 52.55.30 north, 001.31.00 east.
HMS Actuosity, which struck an unknown object on 3 October 1940.
Located by divers 1961 covered in barnacles.
'Resembles a small tanker'.
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.

Related records - none

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