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Plymouth divers research shipwreck database

13 September 2013 Last updated at 13:36 BST

A project has begun in Plymouth Sound to compile a database of all the known shipwrecks.

The water has one of the highest density of shipwrecks in the country.

Hundreds of ships have come to a watery end beneath the waves off the city's coastline, the team behind the Ships Project have said.

The project will also compile a database of the locations of previously unknown shipwrecks.

The scheme will see divers working with museums and history groups, researching archives and recording finds.

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