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Title:Press Release
Summary:17th century vessel containing Islamic gold artefacts from Morocco. Designated as an historic wreck 24/10/1997. Thought to be of NW European or N African origin, and may have traded between Britain & Africa. First discovered in 1992 by South West Marine Archaeological Group, at which time it was described by Archaeological Diving Unit as a 'cannon site with nothing else visible'. In 1994, seabed movement revealed numerous gold artefacts, including jewellery & coins. Designated area extends 250m around 50.12.696N,03.44.679W.

Associated Monuments (1)

MDV58271Salcombe Cannon Wreck (Maritime)