Record Details

NHER Number:18769
Type of record:Maritime
Name:World War Two wreck


A wreck is marked on an Admiralty chart of 1957. It is probably of the ship Clan Morrison, which was sunk by mines in 1940.

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Full description

One of a group of two marked on 1957 Admiralty chart as at 53 degrees 07' north, 1 degree 18' east.
E. Rose (NAU), 28 January 1983.

Probably Clan Morrison (but see also NHER 18761).
Sunk 24 February 1940 by mines.
1972: broken in half, two sections at right angles joined on seabed
side. Entire ship silted up.
Just deck and superstructure visible.
Highest points 1.8m to 2.4m to 4.3m (6 to 8 feet to 14 feet).
See details in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 30 January 1984.

Monument Types

  • 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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