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Gavin Wilknison
posted : May 4, 2008 Post subject: Wed 11th June diving the Submarine “The Sidon”
Looking for a few extra divers to join our friendly mixed group for a Mid Week Dive on Wed 11th June diving the Submarine “The Sidon” and something else with Doug on “Blue Turtle” from Lyme Regis.

Cost is approx £45 including doug's famous hotdogs. All levels very welcome.........To book or just chat please contact

This is a non comercial, non profit trip and all costs are paid to the skipper directly, we are just a few places short at the momment.

The HMS Sidon (P 259) -Submarine of the S class.

Displacement : 872 tons surfaced
Length : 217 ft
Beam : 23 ft 6 in
Draught : 11 ft
Depth : 28M Top 34M Bottom.
Grade : Sport+ or Equivalent
Launched : September 4, 1944

Sport Diver Magazine – “The Sidon is a really good wreck to dive on, and well worth a look instead of its more famous cousin the M2. There is plenty of marine life around the outside, a nice swim through under the stern, and the conning tower is still fairly intact” Normally good viz.


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