Poole wreck: 17th-century rudder comes ashore after 400 yearstags: shipwrecks, England, United Kingdom, Poole wreck
An elaborately carved rudder that has sat on the seabed of the English Channel for more than 400 years has been raised by archaeologists.
The rudder, which features a man's face carved into the wood, is part of the so-called Swash Channel Wreck, thought to have been a Dutch trading ship that sank in the early 17th century.
Very little is known about the ship, which was discovered on the seabed near Poole harbour in Dorset....
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