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SS Florence
Location  

Place Name : south of Isle of Man

Lat / Long : 53 ° 55 ' 35 '' North - 4 ° 39' 30'' West System used to obtain Long / Lat : Approximate
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
Construction
Type : Steamship Built : 1882  
Shipyard : Liverpool
Hull material : steel  
Dimensions
Size : 268 tonnes Length : 45 m Beam : 7 m
History
Sunk : 1889 Cause : foundered Date Found : 1996
Depth
  Shallowest Deepest
Top : 50 m 0 m
Deck :
50 m 0 m
Bed : 53 m 0 m
Postition
Orientation : unknown Lying : Upright Condition : Unknown
Seabed Type : Gravel
Artifacts : lots at the moment
Wreck Owner
Owner : -
Access : unknown
War Grave : Unknown Protected :
Restrictions :
When to Dive Best time to dive the wreck, relative to high wate
6 - hours 0 - minutes After - high water
General Information :
Small Boat Launching :
Notes :

There was some mystery surrounding the identity of this wreck until the bell was recovered in 1996. Dived by members of Ramsey BSAC and Castle Rushen BSAC 04/06/97. The wreck is upright and surprisingly intact and standing approx 5m off the surrounding sea bed.

References :
Link to More Info :
Information Provided by :
Name : From a dive on : 1997.06.04
Supplementary Imformation
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