Everything to do with maritime archaeology from Historic England, especially the Protected Wreck Sites

Protected Wreck Site - Coronation


Models related to the Coronation protected wreck site. The Coronation is a English Second Rate warship which sprang a leak and capsized on returning to Plymouth from a Channel patrol in 1691. The wreck lies in two parts and at the time there were conflicting accounts as to what had happened, some eyewitnesses stating that she had capsized and foundered, others that she had stranded. It is possible that she parted as she went down, or, alternatively, that she struck the land and broke up.

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