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Location  

Place Name : East of Dunstanburgh

Lat / Long : 55 ° 28 ' 39 '' North - 1 ° 29' 56'' West System used to obtain Long / Lat : GPS
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
Construction
Type : motor cargo vessel Built : 1931  
Shipyard : Groningen, Holland
Hull material : steel  
Dimensions
Size : 198 tonnes Length : 32.23 m Beam : 8.57 m
History
Sunk : 07/04/1970 Cause : leak Date Found :
Depth
  Shallowest Deepest
Top : 0 m 0 m
Deck :
0 m 0 m
Bed : 38 m 43 m
Postition
Orientation : SW Lying : Upright Condition : Intact
Seabed Type : Sand
Artifacts : very few because she was a MV
Wreck Owner
Owner : -
Access : -
War Grave : Unknown Protected : Unknown
Restrictions : unknown
When to Dive Best time to dive the wreck, relative to high wate
1 - hours 0 - minutes After - high water
General Information :
Small Boat Launching :
Beadnell beach/ramp Also charters from Beadnell and Seahouses 45 mins to site
Notes :

Excellent dive, small wreck, intact, not much non ferrous about

References :
Shipwrecks of the NE Coast vol. 2 - see Underwater Bookshop
Link to More Info :
Information Provided by :
Name : From a dive on : 11/09/2001
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