SELSEY’S popular heritage trail has now been extended - under water!
Selsey Bill Sub-Aqua Club, the Manhood Wildlife and Heritage Group and Selsey Town Council have combined to place a special plaque on a wreck so that divers can enjoy viewing it.
The plaque commemorates the part the people of Selsey and the surrounding area played in the production of the Mulberry Harbours, which proved so important in supporting the Allied troops following the D-Day landings in Normandy during the second world war.
It has been fixed on the Far Mulberry Wreck, a popular diving spot, and is thought to be the first of its type located under water.
The Selsey Heritage Trail commemorates the famous people and historic buildings of the old fishing town.
One of the south’s favourite diving spots, the aqua club has been exploring Selsey’s waters for more than 18 years.
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