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Silhouettes of people on the Tankerton wreck site near Whitstable, North Kent

Archaeologists Investigate Medieval Shipwreck Discovered By Volunteers

16 July 2018

Archaeologists to excavate ship wreck on the inter-tidal mudflats at Tankerton Beach, Kent and late 18th century wreck on Camber Sands protected.