Record Details

NHER Number:18770
Type of record:Maritime
Name:World War Two wreck


The wreck of the SS Minorca, which was torpedoed by an E-boat in 1941, is marked on an Admiralty chart of 1957.

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Marked on Admiralty chart 1957 as at 53 degrees 04' north, 1 degree 20' east.
E. Rose (NAU), 28 January 1983.

SS Minorca, torpedoed by an E-boat 26 February 1941 when en route London to Grangemouth with cargo of cement.
Wreck blown up (or attempted) 1948.
See details in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 30 January 1984.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

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Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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