Sport Diving Shipwrecks

in and around Plymouth Sound National Marine Park

The map shows the shipwrecks in less than 50m depth that are near the city of Plymouth in the south-west corner of the UK.

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Rame Barge Totnes Castle HMS/M A7 HMT Elk Stoke Barge Persier Viking Princess Rosehill HMS Scylla James Eagan Layne Coronation 1691 Ajax Rothesay Mewwstone Cannon Site Nepaul SS Constance Glen Strathallan SS Vectis Fylrix Poulmic Encourage Abelard Tavy Hopper 42 Marie

List of Shipwrecks

Name Description Date Location
A7 Submarine 1914 West of Rame, sunk
Abelard Armed trawler 1916 Breakwater, mined
Ajax Paddle steam ship 1854 Mewstone, wrecked
Constance Steam cargo ship 1888 Shagstone, wrecked
Coronation 2nd Rate warship 1691 Off Penlee Point, wrecked
Elk Armed trawler 1940 Off Penlee Point, mined
Encourage Fishing vessel (MFV) 1940 South of the Breakwater, mined
Firewater Tug 1990 Cattewater, foundered
Foyle Destroyer 1917 South of Penlee Point, mined
Fylrix Cargo vessel 1984 Jennycliff Bay, beached
Glen Strathallan Steam yacht 1970 Shagstone, scuttled
Hopper Barge No. 42 Hopper barge 1913 Breakwater, wrecked
James Eagan Layne Liberty ship 1945 Whitsand Bay, beached
HMT Kingston Alalite Armed Trawler 1940 Western shipping channel, mined
Marie Steam ship 1895 Bigbury Bay, foundered
Nepaul Steam ship 1890 Shagstone, wrecked
Persier Steam ship 1945 Bigbury Bay, torpedoed
Poulmic Transport 1940 South of Breakwater, mined
Rame Barge / Leen Barge 1905? West of Rame, unknown
Rosehill Steam collier 1917 Whitsand Bay, torpedoed
Rothesay Steam ship 1877 Mewstone Ledge, wrecked
Scylla Frigate 2004 Whitsand Bay, scuttled
Stoke Barge Barge ? Off Stoke Point
Tavy Pilot vessel 1995 Breakwater Fort, scuttled
Taxiarchos Brig 1843 Rame Head, wrecked
Totnes Castle Paddle steamer 1967 Bigbury Bay, foundered
Vectis Steam collier 1912 Andurn Point, wrecked
Viking Princess Trawler 1996 Off Hilsea Point, foundered
Yvonne Barquentine 1920 Breakwater, wrecked

For a list of shipwrecks in deeper water click here SHIPS Link.

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