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G.P.S. Positions For Shipwrecks

 

* NOTE *
Some wrecks in Portland Harbour can only be dived after obtaining a Permit from Portland Port Ltd.

- SAFETY NOTICE -
Very Strong Tides & Currents are common in this area
Please seek
LOCAL ADVICE
Before diving or snorkelling any of the following sites.

For more information see: http://www.weymouthdiving.co.uk/wrecks.htm

North Dorset Sub Aqua Club

 

 

Wrecks within Portland Harbour

NAME LAT LONG DEPTH (M) DESCRIPTION DATE NOTES
HMS Hood N-50-34-100 W-02-25-220 18 Battleship 1914 Permit Required
Countess of Erne N-50-38-180 W-02-25-180 14 Paddle steamer 1935 Permit Required
Enecuri (The-Spaniard) N50-34-860 W02-24-850 12 Steamship 1900 Permit Required
Landing Craft N-50-35-580 W-02-25-780 15 WW11 Landing craft   Close to Ship Channel
Himalaya N-50-34-700 W-02-26-500 13 Steam ship 1940 Very broken
Barge N-50-34-930 W-02-24-840 13      
Sea Vixen N-50-34-740 W-02-26-960 10 Wingless Aircraft   Very muddy seabed
Haytion N-50-34-680 W-02-27-520 8 Ribs of iron Ship 1940 Close to Windsurfing area

 

Wrecks Outside The Harbour

NAME LAT LONG DEPTH (M) DESCRIPTION DATE NOTES
M2 N-50-34-600 W-02-33-930 30 Submarine 1932 War Grave
Frogner N-50-32-020 W-02-33-060 35 Norwegian steamship 1918  
UB-60 N-50-24-700 W-02-26-000 49 German Submarine 1917  
Earl of Abergavenny N-50-36-150 W-02-24-950 15 East India Ship 1805 Archaeological site
Black Hawk (Stern) N-50-26-170 W-02-25-30 48 Stern section only 1944  
BLACK HAWK (Bow) 50 36.68N 02 12.43W 48 Bow section only 1944 Bow section towed to Worbarrow bay
Binnendyk N-50-32-110 W-02-20-010 27 Belgian Steamship 1939 Only dive at slack water
Saratoga N-50-36-020 W-02-21-200 23 Motor vessel 1981  

 

Shore dives from Chesil Beach

NAME Lat Long DEPTH (M) DESCRIPTION DATE NOTES Ord/Survey Ref.
U.S-Landing craft 50 34.41N 02 28.22W 12 Military Craft 1944 100 metres off beach SY-669-750
Royal Adelaide 50 34.65N 02 28.50W 10-13   1872 Iron Clipper SY-664-755
Chesil Cove End of Chesil beach   up to 16     Varied shore dive SY-683-733

 

 

 

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