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19 cannons found off English coast


19 cannons dating back between 1670 and 1710 have been found off the coast of Northumberland, England.

A team of divers are exploring 88 wrecks lost before 1840 in a bid to find the most important historic sites.
Now 19 cannon, some of which were undiscovered, have been found at the Gun Rocks wreck in the Farne Islands.

Archaeologist Graham Scott said they are now investigating the guns’ origins which are thought to be from the 1700s.

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Story: BBC News | Photo: BBC News

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