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Amazing aerial shots show scale of shipwreck

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22.09.2021

Photos taken from a drone show the full scale of a 125-year-old shipwreck found off the north Norfolk coast.

The remains of the Commodore, a coal-bearing vessel that ran aground off Sheringham in 1896, were found last week by local photographer Chris Taylor who was snorkelling offshore.

He said: "While I was swimming I was trying to work out the scale of the boat and I thought I need to see what this looks like from above."

The Commodore, a ship-bearing vessel, ran aground on rocks off Sheringham's coast in November, 1896. - Credit: christaylorphoto.co.uk

The next day, rough seas had stirred up the sand again, obscuring visibility. Mr Taylor had to wait until Tuesday (September 21) for the calm and shallow waters of a spring tide........

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