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Protection for the hulks?

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Mark Cummings | 09:12 UK time, Friday, 18 March 2011

One of Uk's largest and most important collections of maritime archaeology could be lost because of a legal loophole...which protects the grass and rocks on the shoreline but not the submerged vessels.

Volunteers say they're worried about the future of the Purton Hulks on the River Severn...Chris Baxter is talking about this on Friday's Mid Morning Show

Thanks to John for this stunning photo.

Comments

  • Comment number 1.

    I remember walking past these hulks, with my parents, in the Early Sixties. Although I have suggested that they should by Grade 2 'Listed', the skeletal remains are but a pale shadow of the way they used to be.

 

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