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Wallachia
Location  

Place Name : Clyde Estuary

Lat / Long : 55 ° 51 ' 40 '' North - 4 ° 57' 11'' West System used to obtain Long / Lat : GPS
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
Construction
Type : Iron Steamship Built : 1883  
Shipyard : Southampton
Hull material : Iron  
Dimensions
Size : 1077 tonnes Length : 259.2 m Beam : 36.1 m
History
Sunk : 29 september 1895 Cause : Collision Date Found : 1977
Depth
  Shallowest Deepest
Top : 29 m 29 m
Deck :
30 m 30 m
Bed : 34 m 34 m
Postition
Orientation : N Lying : Upright Condition : Intact
Seabed Type : Silt
Artifacts : Whiskey and beer bottles (some still full)
Wreck Owner
Owner : -
Access : Public
War Grave : No 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 :
Largs or Inverkip Marina. or Clyde diving 01475 522930
Notes :

An excellent dive on a generaly intact wreck. With all wrecks in the clyde it is deep and dark so bring a good torch. The stern is a must to see and is covered with white and orange Plumrose Anemones.

References :
Clyde Shipwrecks by Peter Moir and Ian Crawford
Link to More Info :
Information Provided by :
Name : Dave Warner From a dive on : August 5th 2005
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