Port Stephens

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Dive Locations in Port Stephens

Pappinbarra

The PAPPINBARRA was a steel steamship 153 feet long carrying timber that ran aground on the 11th September 1929 at Port Stephens. Little remains with the wreckage running from shore out to 6 meters of water. The boiler is on its end and nearly exposed at low tide.

29/01/2015 06:28 hrs
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Oakland

The OAKLAND was a steel steamship 154 feet long carrying coal and general cargo that foundered off Port Stephens on the 26th May 1903. She now lies upright on sand in 26 meters. Her bow and stern being the highest parts with amidships sagged to seabed level. Engines and boiler sit in place whilst it … Continue reading Oakland

29/01/2015 06:27 hrs
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trimixguy

Macleay

The MACLEAY was a steel steamship 155 feet long that foundered off Port Stephens on the 16th October 1911 whilst carrying coal and explosives. The wreck now lies on rock and sand in 42 meters. The stern points toward Little Island. The engine has shifted to starboard and the anchors and winch mark the bow. … Continue reading Macleay

29/01/2015 06:27 hrs
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trimixguy

HMAS Psyche

HMAS PSYCHE was a Third Class Cruiser displacement 2135 tons, 314 feet long and converted to a timber lighter when she was decommisioned in March 1918.

29/01/2015 06:27 hrs
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Florence Irving

The FLORENCE IRVING was a 2 masted twin screwed steel steamship 241 feet long carrying general cargo and passengers. She ran aground beneath the Port Stephens lighthouse in dense fog on the 5th December 1877. Today she lies in a rocky bay fairly broken up in 4 meters of water. Some large pieces of decking … Continue reading Florence Irving

29/01/2015 06:26 hrs
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trimixguy

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