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Dakotian
Location  

Place Name : Milford Haven

Lat / Long : 51 ° 42 ' 12 '' - - 5 ° 8' 19'' - System used to obtain Long / Lat : unknown
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
Construction
Type : merchant ship Built :  
Shipyard : Glasgow
Hull material : steel  
Dimensions
Size : 6426 tonnes Length : 122 m Beam : 12 m
History
Sunk : 1940/11/21 Cause : magnetic mine Date Found :
Depth
  Shallowest Deepest
Top : 0 m 0 m
Deck :
7 m 0 m
Bed : 19 m 0 m
Postition
Orientation : unknown Lying : unknown Condition : Unknown
Seabed Type : Unknown
Artifacts : tin plate by the ton
Wreck Owner
Owner : -
Access : Public
War Grave : Unknown Protected : Unknown
Restrictions : unknown
When to Dive Best time to dive the wreck, relative to high wate
0 - hours 0 - minutes - - high water
General Information :
Small Boat Launching :
Dale - 15 minutes away at most
Notes :

This ship activated a magnetic mine while dropping anchor the night of 21/11/1940. This blew a large hole in here side and she went down in about 3 minutes. No lives were lost. She was carrying a cargo of tin plate and general cargo.
The wreck is fairly easy to find as a cardinal bouy warns shipping of her presence. She lies about 150 metres to the north west of the bouy.
As she is intact she is a lovely wreck to dive and you can swim into some of her holds. Other holds are full to the top with packages of tin plate a metre square. This is mirror bright and is an interesting sight. The price of tin must mean it is not worth the salvage for it to be still there.

References :
Link to More Info :
Information Provided by :
Name : From a dive on : 30/05/1990
Supplementary Imformation
List of charters that operate on this wreck : Dive In2 Pembrokeshire
www.dive-in2-pembrokeshire.com
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