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The Earl of Abergavenny
The Avalanche
HMS Formidable
The Halsewell
The Royal Adelaide


Your task is to investigate five famous shipwrecks off the Dorset coast.  Find out which objects, now in Dorset museums, were linked to the wrecks.

Read about a shipwreck by clicking on the buttons on the left. Print out the story and place it in your investigation folder.

Then click on the objects to learn more about them. Don't forget to print out the descriptions of the objects and place these in your investigation folder.

Once you have matched successfully the shipwreck with an object move onto another shipwreck.