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The Cattewater Wreck
The Cattewater Wreck lies between Queen Anne’s Battery (Coxside) & Mount Batten.  It was discovered after a dredger recovered timber and fragments of 2 guns in 1973. Survey and excavation work carried out between 1977 and 1978, suggested that the ship was a Merchantman, possibly Spanish, of 200-300 tons lost around the year 1530It was the first wreck designated under the Historic Wrecks Act of 1973 and the first wreck excavated and fully published by professionals in the UK
QHM Local Notice to Mariners - Engineering Works on Laira Bridge
  Queen's Harbour Master has issued Local Notice to Mariners re. Engineering Works on Laira Bridge...
CRUISE SHIP Ocean Majesty visit to Plymouth
Cruise Ship OCEAN MAJESTY visited Plymouth this week,  Cattewater Harbour Commissioners tug PRINCE ROCK assisted berthing of the vessel.  
Leisure vessel users 999 messaging app scheme adopted by Government & HM Coastguard
The MCA and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) have announced that the RYA's SafeTrx app and website will be HM Coastguard's new official voluntary safety identification scheme for recreational leisure vessels. The app uses GPS signalling to enable anyone to make an app based 999 message and can be used free of charge in UK territorial waters. This supersedes the Coastguard's CG66 scheme Further details available here