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Empress of Ireland
Location  

Place Name : Rimouski, Quebec

Lat / Long : 48 ° 37 ' 18 '' North - 68 ° 24' 23'' West System used to obtain Long / Lat : Chart
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
Construction
Type : Ocean liner Built :  
Shipyard :
Hull material : Steel  
Dimensions
Size : 14000 tonnes Length : 172 m Beam : 20 m
History
Sunk : 1914.05.29 Cause : Struck on starboard side by the collier, Storstad, and sunk at 02h09 after 14 minutes Date Found :
Depth
  Shallowest Deepest
Top : 26 m 0 m
Deck :
0 m 0 m
Bed : 0 m 45 m
Postition
Orientation : unknown Lying : On starboard side Condition : Some breakup
Seabed Type : Gravel
Artifacts : Artifact removal prohibited by Quebec government
Wreck Owner
Owner : -
Access : Public
War Grave : No Protected : Yes
Restrictions : Artifact removal prohibited by Quebec government
When to Dive Best time to dive the wreck, relative to high wate
0 - hours 0 - minutes - - high water
General Information :
Small Boat Launching :
Notes :

Wreck is located on the St Lawrence seaway and is only accessible by boat. Very cold dive often with strong currents up to 5kts. Highly recommended that you dive this wreck with a local diver familiar with the site.

References :
Link to More Info :
www.benthic.ca
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