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Sunday, 8 May 2011
News Clipping: Race against the tide: How the most important shipwreck since the Mary Rose could disappear within five years
It has been under seven metres of water off the Dorset coast for the last 400 years. But now conservationists worry that one of the most important ships since the Mary Rose might disappear within five years. The unidentified ship, known only as the Swash Channel Wreck, was found at the entrance to Poole harbour and it lies on a flat sand and shingle seabed where it sank some time between 1600 and 1620.