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SS Kintyre
Location  

Place Name : 200m N of Wemyss Bay Pier

Lat / Long : 55 ° 53 ' 15 '' North - 4 ° 54' 0'' West System used to obtain Long / Lat : unknown
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
Construction
Type : Steam ferry Built :  
Shipyard :
Hull material : iron  
Dimensions
Size : 0 tonnes Length : 55 m Beam : m
History
Sunk : 1907 Cause : collision Date Found :
Depth
  Shallowest Deepest
Top : 35 m 40 m
Deck :
35 m 53 m
Bed : 37 m 53 m
Postition
Orientation : NE Lying : Upright Condition : Intact
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
0 - hours 0 - minutes - - high water
General Information :
Small Boat Launching :
Inverkip or Largs, possibly also Wemyss Bay
Notes :

A very deep dark wreck, although well worth the effort. At these kind of depths the Clyde is black, although still goodish vis is possible (5m). This is an exciting dive, as the wreck is intact and upright sloping away into the muddy seabed. The bows are beautiful, the plates fallen away and the internal ribs covered with plumose anemones etc. Good fish life, lots of line. Im told you can dive it from the shore- i've seen people diving it from the shore ! but this seems a bit risky. Ignore G.Ridleys sketch a bit of artistic licence i think the one in Clyde Shipwrecks is very accurate.

References :
Dive W. Scotland Clyde Shipwrecks - see Underwater Bookshop
Link to More Info :
Information Provided by :
Name : From a dive on : July 1994
Supplementary Imformation
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