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

Protected Wreck Site - Invincible


Models relating to the Invincible protected wreck site. The wreck is the remains of a British Third Rate ship of the line, HMS Invincible, which stranded and capsized on the Horse and Dean Sand on departing St. Helen's for Louisburg, Canada in 1758. This wooden sailing vessel was built in 1744 and captured from the French in 1747 at Cape Finisterre. When in French hands she was called L'Invincible.

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