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Underwater secrets of first ship sunk in World War One

The HMS Amphion sank on 6 August 1914 off Essex. Credit: Imperial War Museum

A shipwreck off the coast of Harwich has inspired a team of divers from Ipswich to venture beneath the waves to discover the secret of the first ship to be sunk in the First World War.

The HMS Amphion sank on 6 August 1914, just 36 hours after hostilities started. It claimed the lives of 132 men.

She sank a German ship that was laying mines but as she was sailing home one of the mines exploded and she too sank

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Serena Sandhu