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England’s coastal heritage under threat

Project receives initial Heritage Lottery Fund support

In February 2014, MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) celebrated the announcement that the CITiZAN (Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeological Network) project which received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The public archaeology project aims to record the fragile, nationally important heritage of England’s coast and the foreshores of its tidal estuaries.

Holland No.5 Submarine

The Nautical Archaeology Society will be continuing to record the hull of the Holland No.5 submarine with cameras, video and tape measure survey after being commissioned by Historic England to create a virtual diver trail of the wreck.
The team will also be looking to improve the waterproof information notelet to enhance the visiting diver's experience. We will also be taking the opportunity to dive on the Norman's Bay Wreck on the second dive of the day.

2018 dates to dive the Holland No.5 with us are

SS Cragside

In 2004 and 2005 the Nautical Archaeology Society as part of our "WreckMap Portland Project" dived on a wreck in Portland Harbour, known then as the "Unknown barge" from its name in the "Dive Dorset" book (John & Vicki Hinchcliff 1999).