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Thuringen, SMS
Location  

Place Name : Gavres

Lat / Long : 47 ° 41 ' 0 '' North - 3 ° 18' 0'' West System used to obtain Long / Lat : unknown
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
Construction
Type : Helgoland Class Dreadnought Battleship Built : 1911  
Shipyard : Bremen
Hull material : Steel  
Dimensions
Size : 25000 tonnes Length : 167.2 m Beam : 28.5 m
History
Sunk : ~1923ish Cause : Used for gunnery target practice Date Found : Not lost, merely largely forgotten
Depth
  Shallowest Deepest
Top : 0 m 0 m
Deck :
0 m 0 m
Bed : 10 m 0 m
Postition
Orientation : unknown Lying : unknown Condition : Extensive breakup
Seabed Type : Unknown
Artifacts :
Wreck Owner
Owner : -
Access : unknown
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 :
Notes :

Large section of hull remains just below surface approx. 200yds from shore.

References :
Link to More Info :
www.bobhenneman.info/Thuringenwreck.htm
Information Provided by :
Name : Simon Ellwood From a dive on :
Supplementary Imformation
Added by:
SME
Posted on : June 6, 2006
Should mention - this is French coast, Bay of Biscay

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