The Heritage Value of Modern Shipwrecks

English Heritage, with funding from MEDIN,  has completed a project to expand its database of historic wrecks to include postwar losses. The research has resulted in the recording of over 500 new shipwrecks, the full details of which, along with details of all other sites that make up the National Record of the Historic Environment (both maritime and terrestrial), can be found on English Heritage’s PastScape website (

More information about the story, included a map and list of interesting wrecks recorded, can be found on the MEDIN news site by clicking here.