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The Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 (Designation of Vessels and Controlled Sites) Order 2019

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2019 No. 1191

Defence

The Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 (Designation of Vessels and Controlled Sites) Order 2019

Made

5th August 2019

Coming into force

2nd September 2019

The vessels specified in Schedule 1 appear to the Secretary of State to fall within section 1(2)(a) and (3) of the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986(1) (“the Act”).

The areas specified in Schedule 2 appear to the Secretary of State to fall within section 1(2)(b) and (4) of the Act.

The Secretary of State accordingly makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 1(2) of the Act.

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 (Designation of Vessels and Controlled Sites) Order 2019 and comes into force on 2nd September 2019.

(2) In this Order any reference to a point is a reference to a point given by co-ordinates based on the World Geodetic System 1984.

Designated vessels

2.  Each of the vessels specified in Schedule 1 to this Order is designated as a vessel to which the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 applies.

Designated controlled sites

3.  Each of the areas specified in Schedule 2 to this Order is designated as a controlled site.

Revocation

4.  The Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 (Designation of Vessels and Controlled Sites) Order 2017(2) is revoked.

Mark Lancaster

Minister of State

Ministry of Defence

5th August 2019

SCHEDULES

Article 2

SCHEDULE 1Designated vessels

Name of vesselDate of sinking (on or about)
(a)Atlantic Conveyor25th May 1982
(b)HMS Aboukir22nd September 1914
(c)HMS Acheron17th December 1940
(d)HMS Amphion6th August 1914
(e)HMHS Anglia17th November 1915
(f)HMS Ardent31st May 1916
(g)SS Armenian28th June 1915
(h)HMT Beech22nd June 1941
(i)HMS Black Prince31st May 1916
(j)HMS Blackwood15th June 1944
(k)HMS Boadicea13th June 1944
(l)HMS Bullen6th December 1944
(m)HMS Calgardian1st March 1918
(n)Chasseur 0611th October 1940
(o)Chasseur 0711th October 1940
(p)RFA Creosol7th February 1918
(q)HMS Cressy22nd September 1914
(r)HMS Curacao2nd October 1942
(s)HMS C2929th August 1915
(t)HMS Defence31st May 1916
(u)HMS Delight29th July 1940
(v)HMS Duke of Albany26th August 1916
(w)HMS D53rd November 1914
(x)HMS Exmoor25th February 1941
(y)HMS E626th December 1915
(z)HMS E1826th May 1916
(aa)HMS E4720th August 1917
(ab)HMS E4912th March 1917
(ac)HMS E5031st January 1918
(ad)HMS Falmouth20th August 1916
(ae)HMS Fisgard II17th September 1914
(af)HMS Fitzroy27th May 1942
(ag)HMS Fortuna3rd April 1941
(ah)HMS Fortune31st May 1916
(ai)HMS Gloucester22nd May 1941
(aj)HMS Ghurka8th February 1917
(ak)HMS G814th January 1918
(al)HMS Hogue22nd September 1914
(am)HMS Hood24th May 1941
(an)HMS Indefatigable31st May 1916
(ao)HMS Invincible31st May 1916
(ap)HMY Iolaire1st January 1919
(aq)RFA Isleford25th January 1942
(ar)HMS K431st January 1918
(as)HMS K1731st January 1918
(at)HMT Kurd10th July 1945
(au)HMS L2410th January 1924
(av)HMS Lady Patricia20th May 1917
(aw)HMS Laurentic23rd January 1917
(ax)HMS Loyalty22nd August 1944
(ay)HMS Lynx9th August 1915
(az)HMS M112th November 1925
(ba)HMS M226th January 1932
(bb)SS Mendi21st February 1917
(bc)HMS Moldavia23rd May 1918
(bd)HMS Mourne15th June 1944
(be)HMS Nestor31st May 1916
(bf)HMS Nomad31st May 1916
(bg)HMS Pathfinder5th September 1914
(bh)HMS Patia27th April 1941
(bi)HMS Penylan3rd December 1942
(bj)HMS Pheasant1st March 1917
(bk)HMS Prince of Wales10th December 1941
(bl)HMS Queen Mary31st May 1916
(bm)HMS Repulse10th December 1941
(bn)HMS Shark31st May 1916
(bo)HMS Sheffield9th May 1982
(bp)RFA Sir Galahad25th June 1982
(bq)HMS Sparrowhawk31st May 1916
(br)SS Storaa3rd November 1943
(bs)HMS Swordfish7th November 1940
(bt)HMS Tipperary31st May 1916
(bu)HMS Turbulent31st May 1916
(bv)HMT Ullswater19th November 1942
(bw)HMS Umpire19th July 1941
(bx)HMS Vandal24th February 1943
(by)HMS Vervain20th February 1945
(bz)HMS Viknor13th January 1915
(ca)HMS Vortigern15th March 1942
(cb)HMS Warrior31st May 1916
(cc)HMS Warwick20th February 1944
(cd)the U-125th October 1939
(ce)the U-71414th March 1945
(cf)the U-101827th February 1945
(cg)the U-106315th April 1945
(ch)the UB-312nd May 1918
(ci)the UB-415th October 1917
(cj)the UB-6514th July 1918
(ck)the UB-7510th December 1917
(cl)the UB-7819th April 1918
(cm)the U-8725th December 1917
(cn)the UB-10728th July 1918
(co)the UB-10929th August 1918

Article 3

SCHEDULE 2Designated controlled sites

Remains of vessels concernedArea designated as controlled siteLatitude of relevant pointLongitude of relevant point
(a)HMS AffrayArea situated within 400 metres from the relevant point49°50.023′N.02°34.533′W.
(b)HMS A7Area situated within 200 metres from the relevant point50°18.518′N.04°17.984′W.
(c)HMS BulwarkArea situated within 100 metres from the relevant point51°25.392′N.00°39.172′E.
(d)HMS B2Area situated within 300 metres from the relevant point51°07.153′N.01°27.587′E.
(e)HMS DasherArea situated within 200 metres from the relevant point55°37.747′N.05°00.953′W.
(f)HMS ExmouthArea situated within 750 metres from the relevant point58°18.467′N.02°28.938′W.
(g)HMS FormidableArea situated within 400 metres from the relevant point50°13.179′N.03°04.071′W.
(h)HMS HampshireArea situated within 300 metres from the relevant point59°07.065′N.03°23.843′W.
(i)HMS H5Area situated within 300 metres from the relevant point53°05.483′N.04°41.975′W.
(j)HMS NatalArea situated within 100 metres from the relevant point57°41.244′N.04°05.310′W.
(k)HMS Royal OakArea situated within 200 metres from the relevant point58°55.848′N.02°59.001′W.
(l)HMS VanguardArea situated within 200 metres from the relevant point58°51.400′N.03°06.405′W.
(m)the UB-81Area situated within 250 metres from the relevant point50°29.442′N.00°58.351′W.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order designates vessels and controlled sites for protection under the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 (“the Act”).

Article 2 provides for, and Schedule 1 lists, the vessels designated as vessels to which the Act applies. This list includes the following vessels, which are designated as vessels for the first time under the Act: Chasseur 06, Chasseur 07, HMS C29, HMS D5, HMS E6, HMY Iolaire, HMT Ullswater, UB-31, UB-41, UB-75, UB-78, U-87, UB-107 and UB-109.

Article 3 provides for, and Schedule 2 lists, the areas designated as controlled sites under the Act. This includes HMS B2, the area encompassing which has been designated as a controlled site for the first time under the Act.

Article 4 revokes the previous designation Order.

A full impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no, or no significant, impact on the private, voluntary or public sector is foreseen.

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