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La Trinidad Valencera Archive

Check out fascinating archives and documents below which tell the story of the discovery of the wreck by The City of Derry Sub Aqua Club and subsequent correspondance with the Irish Government, academics the BBC and the Ulster Museum.

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Dive schedule 1971 Featuring Planned Feb 20th Dive

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The First Press Release 4th March 1971 from Dave Atherton Archive

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Letter to Sub Aqua Club Members for upcoming vital meeting in early 1975

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Irish Government Legal Position by Brian Lenihan from Fr Keaveney Archive

Report on Spanish Aramada La Trinidad Valencera by Charles H Perkinson Ulster Sub-Aqua News Autumn 1971

Report on Spanish Aramada La Trinidad Valencera by Charles H Perkinson Ulster Sub-Aqua News Autumn 1971

Letter from Irish government 1972 regarding lease of Foreshore from Fr. Keaveny Archive

Letter from Irish government 1972 regarding lease of Foreshore from Fr. Keaveny Archive

Fr Michael Keaveney - The Finding of La Trinidad Valencera - The Coelian 1972

Fr Michael Keaveney – The Finding of La Trinidad Valencera – The Coelian 1972

Loan agreement between divers to self fund the recovery project in 1971

Loan agreement between divers to self fund the recovery project in 1971

BBC Draft Agreement

BBC Draft Agreement to fund and film recovery

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Letter from Liam De Paor to Fr Keavney regarding initial excavation issues

Contemporary Account of Sailor who Survived the Wreck spurring on the search by the divers

Contemporary Account of Sailor who Survived the Wreck spurring on the search by the divers

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Letter regarding National Museum Stance on Relevance 1973 from Dave Atherton Archive

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Legal Opinion by Donal Barrington 1973

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Guardian Article May 6th 1978 from Micahel Keaveny Archive

Status Report 1973 from Dave Atherton Archive

Status Report 1973 from Dave Atherton Archive

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Aer Lingus Cara Magazine August 1977 from Jack Scoltock Archive

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Map of Wreck Site from Jack Scoltock Archive