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Rocquaine Bay, St Peter's, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Correspondence to: Guernsey Museums & Galleries, Candie Gardens, Guernsey, Channel Islands. Tel: (01481) 726518

Tel: +44 (0)1481 765036; Education services: 723688

Fax: +44 (0)1481 715177

URLs: http://www.museum.guernsey.net/fortgrey.htm

Fort Grey is located at Rocquaine, on Guernsey's rocky west coast, near the infamous Hanois reefs - site of many historic shipwrecks. The small martello tower is situated on a rocky islet just offshore but connected by a stone causeway. It contains a museum about Guernsey shipwrecks, with many salvaged artefacts and related illustrations.

Open during the period April - October, daily 10.00 - 17.00 hr. Admission charge.

Housed in a coastal Martello tower (1804) is an exhibition of items from many Naval & merchant vessels wrecked nearby. Survey by underwater archaeology of 1777 wreck of HMS Sprightly. Display of navigation & lighthouse items. Cannon from 1807 HMS Boreas.

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