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

Protected Wreck Site - HMS Colossus


Models relating to the protected wreck site of HMS Colossus. The site is the stern section of the 1798 wreck of the British Third Rate Ship of the Line HMS Colossus, which stranded on Southward Wells on her voyage from Naples to Portsmouth with Etruscan pottery for Sir William Hamilton, and wounded soldiers. This wooden sailing warship was built in 1787 and the area of this site, comprising the hull and stern, has been designated as a protected wreck site since 2001.

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