Forton Lake Low tide trail - A slice through Portsmouth's History

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Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower

Priddys Hard

Gosport

PO12 4LE

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This guided low tide trail take you around the skeletal remains of the various 20th century ships and boats

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Forton lake is a place where boats go to die, This low tide trail takes you round the skeletal remains of a variety of 20th Century ships remains, highlighting their unique significance in the development of Portsmouth as both a naval and civilian port .

Wellies are ESSENTIAL !!! for this trail, bring clothes you do not mind getting muddy.

This ships graveyard was the Focus of archaeological investigation in a partnership between the Nautical Archaeology Society and the Maritime archaeological trust from 2006- 2008 building upon a brief assessment in 1997. Now this mantle has been picked up by CItizan whose fieldwork program for 2020 will include this incredible assemblage.

This trail takes you around some of the 31 known ships to have been deposited here during the 20th Century.

For further Information please contact: gbettinson@mola.org.uk

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Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower

Priddys Hard

Gosport

PO12 4LE

United Kingdom

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