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Dive Locations in Swansea

Byron

The BYRON was a wooden steamship 96 feet long engaged in the coal trade. On the 25th May 1896 she was abandoned by her crew during heavy seas off Swansea then sank. The BYRON sits on sand in 42 meters. The engines and boiler are the only visible remains, all exposed timbers being eaten away.

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Bonnie Dundee

The BONNIE DUNDEE was a passenger and light cargo single screw steamship 130 feet in length. She was involved in a collision off Swansea on the 11th March 1879 sending her to the bottom in 33 meters of water. The BONNIE DUNDEE sits upright on sand with the bow separate from the stern by an … Continue reading Bonnie Dundee

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Advance

The ADVANCE was a steam driven steel tug 120 feet long. She sank when she collided with her tow in heavy seas off Swansea on the 25th December 1908. The ADVANCE now sits upright in 49 meters of water on a sandy bottom. The hull is still intact with the boiler sitting in place.

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