Sydney

Dive Locations in Sydney

HMAS ENCOUNTER

Upon completion,Encounter was rated as a second class protected cruiser,but in later years was given the light cruiser status.Her vital deck spaces and main guns were protected by three inch armour. ENCOUNTER arrived in Australia water in 1906 to serve on station.On 1st July 1912.she was loaned to and commissioned into the RAN as a … Continue reading HMAS ENCOUNTER

04/02/2017 00:22 hrs
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Wreck C

Wreck C as some of us know it, is a scuttled half-wreck of a small car ferry which was connected by cables to either side of the river. This wreck is one of a series of wrecks known as “Wrecks A to I” and are mostly scuttled wrecks which only a few people have either … Continue reading Wreck C

29/01/2015 06:18 hrs
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trimixguy

Valiant

The Valiant a harbour tug was being stripped for scrap in Pittwater Basin (Palm Beach) when it started to sink. For various reasons it was decided to tow the hulk to sea where just past Barrenjory headland, in heavy seas, its tow rope broke and sunk shortly thereafter. Now sitting on the sand leaning to … Continue reading Valiant

29/01/2015 06:18 hrs
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trimixguy

Royal Sheppard

The Royal Sheppard is in the middle of Sydney Heads and is a favour for the advance level diver with only the prop ,boiler and engine left to see.Sitting in 26 to 28m depending on the Tide .Fish life in some of the holes in the engine.Photo’s By Mark Eaves Links to; Datasheet

29/01/2015 06:18 hrs
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trimixguy

Myola

The MYOLA was a steel steamer,180 feet long that foundered off Long Reef in Sydney on the 2nd April 1919. The MYOLA sits in 48 metres on a rock ledge not far from where the reef drops down onto sand. She appears to be upright but the hull has flattened out under its own weight. … Continue reading Myola

29/01/2015 06:17 hrs
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trimixguy

EX-HMAS Meggol

The Meggol is only 15m away from the Dee Why is a ship with an interesting history

29/01/2015 06:17 hrs
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trimixguy

Koputia

The Koputia is a NZ tug paddle steamer that sunk in bad weather ,siting upright in 78m of water on sand off the wave rider at Bondi .It is a very hard wreck to pick into as it is very small on a sounder and is my favour wreck for plant life and lot of … Continue reading Koputia

29/01/2015 06:17 hrs
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trimixguy

Itata

Itata The Class Room For our wreck course viz 0m 8m max depth.1/2 out of the water at Middle Harbour off North Bridge. it was a Gun Powder carrier steam Tall ship.

29/01/2015 06:17 hrs
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trimixguy

HMAS Kookaburra

The RAN’s first boom defence vessel, KOOKABURRA, was ordered in 1937 and constructed to the design of the British Net class.

29/01/2015 06:16 hrs
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Himma

The Himma is a Tug which was sunk in 1980 at Long Reef ship reef

29/01/2015 06:16 hrs
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Encounter

29/01/2015 06:16 hrs
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Duckenfeld Wreck

Duckenfield. Iron screw steamer, 368/251 tons. #70807. Built London, 1875; reg. Newcastle, 6/1876. Lbd 161 x 24 x 12 ft. Ran on to Long Reef, near Sydney Heads, then slid off and sank in deep water soon after being abandoned, 24 May 1889. When getting the boat out one seaman was washed overboard and drowned, … Continue reading Duckenfeld Wreck

29/01/2015 06:15 hrs
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trimixguy

Dunbar

3 – 15m Sydney – The Gap Just south of the gap near large rock. Sunk 1857.

29/01/2015 06:15 hrs
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Dee Why

First hulk sunk was the Dee Why, a Sydney harbour ferry formwerly plying the route between Sydney and the beach suburb of Manly. 67m long, 11m wide, built 1928 decommissioned 1968, sunk May 1976 now lies upright on the sand at 49m maximum depth. An extremely interesting penetration wreck dive with abundant fish and sedentary … Continue reading Dee Why

29/01/2015 06:15 hrs
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trimixguy

SS Currajong

The SS Currajong was built in 1875, sunk 1910 was first named the SS Clarence. 410 tons lying in 27m of water off Bradley’s Head near Sydney’s zoo. Can only be dived after 11pm (legally) as it lies in the northern Sydney harbour shipping lane contact harbour master first. Well worth the effort of the … Continue reading SS Currajong

29/01/2015 06:14 hrs
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trimixguy

Coolooli

The Coolooli No. 3 a bucket dredge sunk August 1980 50m long, 15 wide lying on its side in 46-47m on the sand. The Coolooli is an awesome wreck simply because of its shear mass, plenty of swim through’s with some limited penetration the Coolooli is a local favorite . Because it rises 15-16m off … Continue reading Coolooli

29/01/2015 06:14 hrs
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trimixguy

Centenial

Sunk in 1889. Very broken up as it was used for naval mine practice in late 1900?s. Lying on sand, a mound of broken wreckage with some main sections still discernable. Centenial is inside Sydney harbour inside north head. DATA SHEET Feedback: Please review the information for this cave/wreck here at www.trimixdivers.com when you return … Continue reading Centenial

29/01/2015 06:14 hrs
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trimixguy

Birchgrove Park Wreck

Collier of 640 tons b R.W. Miller, the unfortunate owner of the Annie Miller, lost the the Birchgrove Park , another uilt 1930, 47m long, 10m wide, found an early grave along with all but 4 of its crew of 14 off Avalon Beach at 2:45 a.m. on Aug 2 1956. Lying on its side … Continue reading Birchgrove Park Wreck

29/01/2015 06:13 hrs
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trimixguy

Bellubera

The Bellubera has History not like any other Manly Ferry with it catching fire Twice in it 50+ year history with one Captain dying at the wheel of a heart attack ,now in 45m of water in two parts it is not dive alot but is a must for wreck divers DATA SHEET Feedback: Please … Continue reading Bellubera

29/01/2015 06:13 hrs
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trimixguy

Annie Miller

The collier the Annie Miller built in Scotland in 1928 sank one year later off Sydney with the loss of 6 lives. A coastal collier plying ots trade betwen Wollongong, Sydney and Newcastle became one of a number of similar ships lost in the 200 mile streatch between Wollongong and Newcastle. The ‘Miller’ as she … Continue reading Annie Miller

29/01/2015 06:13 hrs
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trimixguy

656 Barge

If you have info from history or diving point of view on this wreck and you would like on Trimix divers send us an email. Depth 42 to 46m Hull Type steel Best Time Of Year winter Buoyed no GPS ? Temperature 14c to 23c Type Boilers no Props no Artefacts no % Wreck Remaining … Continue reading 656 Barge

29/01/2015 06:12 hrs
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trimixguy

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