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HMS Dasher
Location  

Place Name : Ardrossan

Lat / Long : 55 ° 49 ' 32 '' North - 5 ° 15' 40'' West System used to obtain Long / Lat : GPS
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
Construction
Type : Archer class aircraft carrier Built : 1940  
Shipyard : Rio de Janeiro
Hull material : mild steel  
Dimensions
Size : 0 tonnes Length : 492 m Beam : 23 m
History
Sunk : 1943 Cause : aviation fuel ignition and stored artillery Date Found :
Depth
  Shallowest Deepest
Top : 128 m 131 m
Deck :
128 m 131 m
Bed : 164 m 168 m
Postition
Orientation : unknown Lying : Upright Condition : Some breakup
Seabed Type : Unknown
Artifacts : War grave please don't touch
Wreck Owner
Owner : M.O.D.
Access : Permission required
War Grave : Yes Protected : Unknown
Restrictions : War grave
When to Dive Best time to dive the wreck, relative to high wate
0 - hours 30 - minutes Before - high water
General Information :
Small Boat Launching :
Notes :

hms dASHER WAS A CONVERTED ESCORT VESSEL, PRIMARILY CALLED SS RIO DE JANIERO, LATER CONVERTED TO AIRCRAFT CARRIER DURING WARTIME DUTIES.

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