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Butetown
Location  

Place Name : Brown's Bay, Cullercoats

Lat / Long : 55 ° 2 ' 20 '' North - -1 ° 25' 41'' East System used to obtain Long / Lat : Approximate
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
Construction
Type : Cargo Built : 1890  
Shipyard : J. R. Oswald & Co
Hull material : Steel  
Dimensions
Size : 1594 tonnes Length : 249 m Beam : 32 m
History
Sunk : 4/12/1917 Cause : Ran aground Date Found : unknown
Depth
  Shallowest Deepest
Top : 4 m 7 m
Deck :
4 m 7 m
Bed : 4 m 7 m
Postition
Orientation : WNW Lying : Upright Condition : Extensive breakup
Seabed Type : Sand
Artifacts : None
Wreck Owner
Owner : unknown
Access : Public
War Grave : No Protected : No
Restrictions : None
When to Dive Best time to dive the wreck, relative to high wate
0 - hours 30 - minutes Before - high water
General Information :
Small Boat Launching :
No
Notes :

Entry point is next to the bathing pool, bearing of 120 deg swim about 15 min, go over a small reef and you'll see her. Boilers are still visible as well as the bottom of the hull.

References :
Link to More Info :
Information Provided by :
Name : Ken Nessworthy From a dive on : 10/5/2008
Supplementary Imformation
Added by:
Aquanut
Posted on : May 12, 2008
Small about of net and fishing line. Plenty of lobsters if you can find them

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