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Wreck of submarine sunk on Christmas Day 1917 – now protected

An image from a multibeam sonar survey of an area approximately ten miles north-west of Bardsey Island reveals the wreck of the U-87 which was lost with all 43 hands on Christmas Day 1917. The German submarine was rammed by a British naval vessel shortly after it had sunk a cargo vessel nearby. In 2017 the Bangor Unive...

Hospital ship with strong links to Holyhead, now given legal protection

  The wreck of the First World War hospital ship HMHS Anglia has recently been given a designation under the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986. This will now provide legal protection to the wreck. Twelve other wartime vessels have been added to the lists of protected military vessels this year to bring the ...