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Northumberland
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Place Name : Goodwin Sands, Kent

Lat / Long : 51 ° 15 ' 24 '' North - 1 ° 30' 6'' East System used to obtain Long / Lat : unknown
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Construction
Type : 70 gun, 3rd rate ship Built :  
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History
Sunk : 1703 Cause : the Great Storm Date Found :
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War Grave : Unknown Protected : Unknown
Restrictions : An area within 50m radius of position 51 15.45' N., 01 30.12' E.. Chart affected: 1828. This site is a designated Historic Wreck under the Protection of Wrecks Act, 1973
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The Northumberland, 70 gun third rate, was lost in the Great Storm of 1703 along with the Stirling Castle, Restoration and Mary. The site was found after investigation of a fisherman's net fastener in 1979 and a video survey has recently be undertaken by local divers.
ADU designation: December 8, 1989; 1989 No. 1; 1989/2089; Original Designation Order (July 7 1981; 1981 No. 1; 1981/827) revoked and the site re-designated as above to correct an error in position.
ADU licences: 1981 survey; 1983-6 survey; 1988-9 survey, 1993-4 survey

References :
Braydon, S. & Songhurst, R., 1983, The diary of Joseph Sans, an emigrant in the Northumberland, 1874. London. Lyon, D. J., 1980, The Goodwins wreck. IJNA 9.4: 339-42. Perkins, D. R. J., The Great Storm wrecks. East Kent Maritime Trust.
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