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Pwll Fanog
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Place Name : Menai Strait, N. Wales

Lat / Long : 53 ° 12 ' 42 '' North - 4 ° 11' 42'' West System used to obtain Long / Lat : unknown
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Restrictions : An area within 150m radius of position 53 12.77' N., 04 11.72' W. excluding any part of the area which lies above the high-water mark of ordinary spring tides. Chart affected: 1464. This site is a designated Historic Wreck under the Protection of Wrecks Act, 1973
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The site is the wreck of an unidentified vessel which was carrying slate. It was located during a marine biological survey in July 1976. During licensed archaeological investigation, a trench excavated across the wreck exposed a clinker built hull which exhibited some medieval features but which may be of a later date.
ADU designation: March 8, 1978; 1978 No. 1; 1978/199.
ADU licences: 1978-9 excavation; 1980-1 survey; 1986 survey; 1993-4 survey.

References :
Jones, C., 1978, The Pwll Fanog - a slate cargo in the Menai Straits. IJNA 7.2: 152-9. Jones, C., 1977, A relic of the slate trade in the Menai Strait. Maritime Wales 2: 13-15. Roberts, O. T. P., 1979, Pwll Fanog wreck, Menai Straits, North Wales. IJNA 8.3: 249-54.
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