Historic Wreck Recovery is committed to the recovery of The Royal James. The Royal James was a massive first rate man of war at 40.36 meters. The flag ship of the blue squadron and was sank by the dutch in the battle of Sole Bay in 1672.

10th November 2008
On shore
After checking the long range forcaster through out the weekend we still have
several low pressures upon us, we will continue to check the forcaster and await
the weather to break

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7th November 2008
Yard
Awaiting the weather to break, today we carried out a full kit check and service
on on all diving kit, compressors and ribs

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5th - 6th November 2008
Deben Trojan
Due to several low fronts we are stuck in port awaiting the weather window to
open up

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4th November 2008:
Deben Trojan:
Departed for sea early hours of the morning, arrived on site and recovered the
air lift and started digging till the early hours. After 36 hours non stop on site
weather picked up and were forced to return to port.
Recovered larger timbers, lots of burnt concretion and more human rib bones

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