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Studland Bay
Location  

Place Name : Studland Bay, Poole, Dorset

Lat / Long : 50 ° 39 ' 36 '' North - 1 ° 54' 42'' West System used to obtain Long / Lat : unknown
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Construction
Type : 16th century armed vessel Built :  
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History
Sunk : 1520s approx Cause : Date Found : 1984
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Postition
Orientation : unknown Lying : unknown Condition : Unknown
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War Grave : Unknown Protected : Unknown
Restrictions : An area within 75m radius of position 50 39.67' N., 01 54.79' W.. Charts affected: 2611, 2175. This site is a designated Historic Wreck under the Protection of Wrecks Act, 1973
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The site consists of extensive but broken remains of an armed vessel carrying Iberian pottery dating from the 1520's. It was discovered in 1984 by sport divers investigating a fisherman's net fastener and has been partially excavated by the Poole Bay Archaeological Research Group for the Poole Museums Service.
ADU designation: November 27, 1984; 1984 No. 2; 1984/1658; Amendment Order December 14, 1988; 1988/2137.
ADU licences: 1984 survey; 1985-93 excavation, 94 survey.

References :
Egan, G., 1988, Post-medieval Britain in 1987. Post-Med. Arch. 22:197. Egan, G., 1985, Post-medieval Britain in 1984. Post-Med. Arch. 19:163. Hutchinson, G., 1991, The early 16th-century wreck at Studland Bay, Dorset. In Reinders, R. & Paul, K. (eds.) Carvel construction technique. Oxbow Monograph 12. Oxford. ISBN 0 94689734 4. Jarvis, K. S., 1987, Marine sites. Interim Proc. of the Dorset Nat. Hist. Soc. 109:138-9. Jarvis, K. S., 1987, The Studland Bay wreck. Interim Proc. of the Dorset Nat. Hist. Soc. 109: 139. Jarvis, K. S. & Horsey, I. P., 1986, The Studland Bay wreck. Interim Proc. of the Dorset Nat. Hist. Soc. 108: 190-1. Jarvis, K. S., 1985, The Studland Bay wreck. Interim Proc. of the Dorset Nat. Hist. Soc. 107: 173-4. Jarvis, K. S., 1984, The Studland Bay wreck. Interim Proc. of the Dorset Nat. Hist. Soc. 106: 124. Ladle, L., 1993, The Studland Bay Wreck. Poole Museum Service. ISBN 0-86251-021-X.
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