Historic Shipwrecks

in and around Plymouth Sound National Marine Park

The map shows the historic shipwrecks near Plymouth, UK.

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Taxiarchos Ramscliff Cannon Site HMS Amethyst Catharina von Flensburg Astrea Millbay Cannon Site Cattewater Wreck Asia Knoll

List of Shipwrecks

Name Description Date Location
Aagtekerke Dutch East Indiaman 1721 Bovisand Bay
HMS Amethyst Royal Navy 5th Rate 1811 Jennycliff
Asia Knoll Cannon Site Armed Merchantman Late 17th C. Asia Knoll
Astrea Dutch East Indiaman 1721 Cattewater
Catharina von Flensburg Brigantine 1786 Barn Pool
Cattewater Wreck Armed Merchantman Mid 16th C. Cattewater
Coronation Royal Navy 2nd Rate 1691 Penlee Point
Dutton English East Indiaman 1796 Under Citadel
Flying Wolf Danish East Indiaman 1691 Off Looe, Cornwall
Mewstone Cannon Site Armed Merchantman Mid 18th C. Mewstone Ledge
Maria Submarine 1774 Off Drakes Island
Millbay Cannon Site Armed Merchantman Early 18th C. Millbay
Ramscliff Site Unknown Unknown Ramscliff Point
Taxiarchos Brig 1843 Rame Head, wrecked

For a list of Plymouth shipwrecks for sports divers click here SHIPS Link.

The list of contributors to this study of Plymouth shipwrecks, hulks and aircraft crash sites can be found here SHIPS Link.

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