Diver launches new trail on warship

One of the divers who uncovered the 17th century Coronation warship off the coast of Plymouth is to launch a new trail of the wreck later this month. Peter McBride will host a talk about the 90-gun Second Rate warship, which was sunk in 1691 with the loss of 600 lives, at Bovisand Dive Centre on April 16. Artefacts from the warship, which lies off Penlee Point, will also be on show to visitors. Following the talk, people will get the opportunity to take part in the new diver trail on the ship with Mr McBride. The new trail goes around the most offshore of the remains, which lie in two areas, 800m apart. This site holds seventeen guns, from small cannon to larger pieces nearly 4m long, and three large anchors. Meanwhile the inshore site has 59 guns and another three anchors.

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