British Isles wrecks, shipfinds & boatfinds

The British Isles have been inhabited at least since the 250,000 year old Swanscombe man, found in Kent. The earliest settlers arrived by foot, before the English Channel existed. The islands have since been populated by Celts, Romans, Saxons, Normans and other seafarers.

Further reading

Dover boat photo © Canterbury Archaeological Trust. Mary Rose image © Magdelene College. Thanks to Axel Nelson for excellent drawings. Page rev jul '12

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