Divers face sentencing for taking artefacts from wrecks

Two divers will be sentenced today after admitting to taking £250,000 worth of artefacts from shipwrecks.

The pair took several bronze cannon from wrecks off the Kent coast.

David Knight and Edward Huzzey, both from Sandgate in Kent, pleaded guilty to 19 offences between them relating to wrecks off the coast of their home county.

The items taken included eight bronze cannons and three propellers from German submarines.

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