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Fram (stern section)
Location  

Place Name : Moray Firth

Lat / Long : 57 ° 42 ' 45 '' North - 2 ° 13' 22'' West System used to obtain Long / Lat : GPS
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
Construction
Type : steamship Built : 1897  
Shipyard : Middlesborough
Hull material : steel  
Dimensions
Size : 2491 tonnes Length : 95 m Beam : 14 m
History
Sunk : 1940 Cause : torpedoed by U13 Date Found : 1970s?
Depth
  Shallowest Deepest
Top : 33 m 36 m
Deck :
42 m 45 m
Bed : 46 m 49 m
Postition
Orientation : SE Lying : Upright Condition : Some breakup
Seabed Type : Sand
Artifacts : portholes, safe
Wreck Owner
Owner : -
Access : Public
War Grave : Unknown Protected :
Restrictions :
When to Dive Best time to dive the wreck, relative to high wate
6 - hours 0 - minutes Before - high water
General Information :
Small Boat Launching :
Launch at Rosehearty Harbour - OK except for LW Springs. 5.00 per launch or 35.00 per Season. Please leave cars and trailers in carpark after launching.
Notes :

Best dived at LW Slack - at other times there is a strong current running. Viz is usually 15 to 25 metres. Obvious precautions for a deep dive offshore should be taken.

References :
Peterhead BSAC Macdonald, Rod., Dive Scotland's Greatest Wrecks Ferguson, david M., Shipwrecks of North East Scotland BSAC Wreck Register 5/131
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