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Helena Faulbaums
Location  

Place Name : Balvicar

Lat / Long : 56 ° 15 ' 15 '' North - 5 ° 41' 42'' West System used to obtain Long / Lat : GPS
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
Construction
Type : merchant vessel Built : 1920  
Shipyard : Grangemouth
Hull material : steel  
Dimensions
Size : 1951 tonnes Length : 93 m Beam : 6.3 m
History
Sunk : 1936.10.26 Cause : foundered Date Found : 1980s
Depth
  Shallowest Deepest
Top : 49 m 52 m
Deck :
54 m 56 m
Bed : 58 m 60 m
Postition
Orientation : SSE Lying : Upright Condition : Some breakup
Seabed Type : Silt
Artifacts :
Wreck Owner
Owner : -
Access : unknown
War Grave : Unknown Protected :
Restrictions :
When to Dive Best time to dive the wreck, relative to high wate
1 - hours 0 - minutes Before - high water
General Information :
Small Boat Launching :
Balvicar Bay Cuan Sound ferry slip (ask permission)
Notes :

Not for the inexperienced diver. This is best done as a technical dive. Currents usually weak on wreck but can be strong on shotline. Best done at low water neaps.

References :
Link to More Info :
Information Provided by :
Name : From a dive on : 2000.05.12
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