Record Details

NHER Number:18746
Type of record:Maritime
Name:World War One wreck

Summary

A wreck is marked on an Admiralty chart of 1957. It is probably the fishing boat Success, which was captured by a U-boat and scuttled in July 1916.

Images - none

Location

Parish:NORTH SEA, -, NORFOLK

Full description

Wreck.
Marked on Admiralty chart 1957 as at 53 degrees 02' north 1 degree 33' east.
E. Rose (NAU), 28 January 1983.

Context 1.
Survey nearest record is at 53.03.21 north, 001.22.15 east.
Fishing boat Success captured by U-boat and scuttled 13 July 1916.
Sonar contact made 1963.
E. Rose (NAU), 27 January 1984.

Context 2.
Another record at 53.02.09 north, 001.23.50 east (no nearer chart fix to either) is the Welholme, lost 10 February 1910.
No other details provided.
See details in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 21 January 1983.

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.

Related records - none

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