Underwater footage of Anglesey Royal Charter shipwreck


It was the greatest maritime tragedy of its day.

The Royal Charter was queen of the British passenger fleet, but almost 500 passengers and crew died when she ran aground off the Anglesey coast in 1859.

The wreck has long fascinated divers and treasure hunters, and now there is new underwater footage of how she looks on the sea bed.

Roger Pinney reports.

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