This intriguing number of pictures paperwork a disastrous shipwreck greater than 300 years later, the place a few of its stays have been delivered to the floor. They are going to be showcased in a brand new exhibition Gloucester’s Last Journeyby the College of East Anglia and the Norwich Fort Museum and Artwork Gallery, each situated in the UK.
In 1682, the battleship HMS Gloucester, additionally King of Scotland VII. Shortly earlier than her voyage, the ship struck a seaside off the coast of Norfolk and sank. James survived, however about 250 individuals on board died.
Miraculously effectively preserved till 2007, the shipwreck was found by brothers Julian and Lincoln Barnwell, who spent years scuba diving in the hunt for the ship. However the couple did not disclose their findings till final yr, to guard it.
A photogrammetry picture from the Marine Archeology Basis exhibits a 3D illustration of the wreck web site in the primary picture.
Image above: a pair of glasses within the field; and under two salt-glazed jugs often known as Bellarmine bottles; and a “Solar in Splendor” bottle. All discovered on web site.
Pictured under the 65-pound bronze bell of HMS Gloucester.
The exhibition is on the Norwich Fort Museum and Artwork Gallery till 10 September.
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