Shipwreck Map (Mar 2014)

by Neil.

RCAHMS Shipwreck map

RCAHMS Shipwreck map

18th March, 2014 : The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) have published a new wreck map showing the density of 1,200 years of shipwrecks in Scottish waters as part of a drive to enhance the maritime record for Scotland.

This provides a fourfold increase in shipwreck records and a 40 per cent increase in maritime records overall. Freely available to the public, the records, photographs and data can be accessed via Canmore and include:

You can view the database as

Entries are supported with thousands of digital images including many of shipwreck dives off the coast.

Here’s hoping for one for England & Wales soon !

 

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