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Basil
Location  

Place Name : Littlehampton

Lat / Long : 50 ° 44 ' 9 '' - - 0 ° 41' 22'' West System used to obtain Long / Lat : unknown
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
Construction
Type : steamship Built :  
Shipyard : Workman Clark, Belfast
Hull material : steel  
Dimensions
Size : 3225 tonnes Length : 103 m Beam : 13 m
History
Sunk : 1917 Cause : collision Date Found :
Depth
  Shallowest Deepest
Top : 32 m 0 m
Deck :
0 m 0 m
Bed : 37 m 0 m
Postition
Orientation : unknown Lying : unknown Condition : Unknown
Seabed Type : Unknown
Artifacts : munitions
Wreck Owner
Owner : -
Access : public
War Grave : Unknown Protected : Unknown
Restrictions : unknown
When to Dive Best time to dive the wreck, relative to high wate
0 - hours 0 - minutes - - high water
General Information :
Small Boat Launching :
Littlehanpton
Notes :

This is a very interesting dive for those interested in WWI munitions. The standard advise is that you should look but not touch. There is also quite a bit of sea life around if you prefer this type of thing.
Although some salvage has taken place there is still alot of her cargo around.

References :
Dive Sussex - see Underwater Bookshop
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