Wreck of the Dido

 

 

 

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Dido - 26 August 1883

Iron barque on route from Liverpool to New York with a cargo of salt, anchors and cotton. Although reputedly 7 anchors have only have found 5 of difference sizes and type. All fourteen aboard survived.

Licence to dive required as 100 year rule applies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Location

51° 28' N 009° 19' W

1 mile east of Kedge Island in a general E-W direction.

 

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Depth

Top: 16 mtr top of some of her cargo anchors

Seabed: 18-20 mtr

 

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Disposition

Inverted in sections or on it's starboard side

Seabed: Rock and Gullies

Non-slack dependant dive site.