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The Holland 5 Submarine Project

Author(s): Mark I Beattie-Edwards

Year: 2013

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The Holland 5 submarine was one of the Britsh Royal Navy's first commissioned submarines. Lost in August 1912 she lay on the seabed off Eastbourne, Sussex, Egland until being discovered by a recreational diver in 1995.  Since 2006 the Nautical Archaeology Society have been organising trips to the submarine and undertaking monitoring work of the boats condition. The distant offshore position of the wreck presents unique problems to the heritage agencies in how the site should be protected. This poster will present an overview of the issues of access, protection, monitoring as well as recent research work undertaken as part of a television documentary series.

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The Holland 5 Submarine Project. Mark I Beattie-Edwards. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Leicester, England, U.K. 2013 ( tDAR id: 428565)


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Geographic Keywords
United Kingdom Western Europe

Temporal Keywords
Post Medieval

Spatial Coverage

min long: -8.158; min lat: 49.955 ; max long: 1.749; max lat: 60.722 ;

Record Identifiers

PaperId(s): 438

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America