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Kennemerland
Location  

Place Name : Out Skerries, Shetland

Lat / Long : 60 ° 25 ' 12 '' North - 0 ° 45' 0'' West System used to obtain Long / Lat : unknown
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
Construction
Type : Dutch East Indiaman Built :  
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History
Sunk : December 1664 Cause : Date Found : 1971
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Postition
Orientation : unknown Lying : unknown Condition : Unknown
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War Grave : Unknown Protected : Unknown
Restrictions : An area within 250m radius of position 60 25.20' N., 00 45.00' W. excluding any part of the area which lies above the high-water mark of ordinary spring tides. Chart affected: 3282. This site is a designated Historic Wreck under the Protection of Wrecks Act, 1973
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The Kennemerland, a Dutch East Indiaman outward-bound for Batavia, sank in December 1664 on Stoura Stack, Out Skerries, Shetland. The site was located by divers from Aston University in 1971. Archaeological investigations by amateur divers under the direction of professional archaeologists took place regularly until 1987.
ADU designation: June 1, 1978; 1978 No. 3; 1978/664.
ADU licences: 1978-9 excavation; 1984 excavation; 1987 excavation; 1988 survey.

References :
Dobbs, C. T. C. & Price, R., 1991, The Kennemerland site. An interim report. The sixth and seventh seasons, 1984 & 1987, and the identification of five golf clubs. IJNA 20.2: 111-22. Forster, W. A., 1973, Treasure ship of the Outer Skerries. Triton 18.3: 153-5. Forster, W. A., Higgs, K. B., 1973, The Kennemerland, 1971, an interim report. IJNA 2.2: 291-300. Martin, C. J. M., 1987, Pipes from the Dutch East Indiaman Kennemerland, 1664, in: Davey, P. (ed.), The archaeology of the clay tobacco pipe, X, Scotland. BAR British Series 178: 211-24. Muckelroy, K., 1976, The integration of historical and archaeological data concerning an historic wreck site: The Kennemerland. World Archaeology 7.3: 280-90. Price, R., Muckelroy, K. & Willies, L., 1980, The Kennemerland site, a report on the lead ingots. IJNA 9.7: 7-25. Price, R. & Muckelroy, K., 1979, The Kennemerland site, the fifth season, 1978. An interim report. IJNA 8.4: 311-20. Price, R. & Muckelroy, K., 1977, The Kennemerland site. The third and fourth seasons 1974 & 1976. An interim report. IJNA 6.3:187-218. Price, R., 1975, The 1974 expedition to the Dutch wrecks of the Out Skerries. IJNA 4.2: 388. Price, R. & Muckelroy, K., 1974, The second season of work on the Kennemerland site, 1973. An interim report. IJNA 3.2:257-68.
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