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2011, Wessex Archaeology, Wrecks at Sea

2011, Wessex Archaeology, Wrecks at Sea

Topic categories:

Archaeology

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Marine Aggregate

Collection date:

Jan 2011 - Jan 2011

Development:

Marine Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (MALSF)

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

Wessex Archaeology

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

There is potential for the discovery of shipwrecks dating back to the Mesolithic (over
10,000 years ago), and for aircraft crash sites from the last century. These wrecks can
provide fascinating insights into trade, communication, combat, technology, economics
and many other aspects of life and society. However, their location on the seabed
leaves ...