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Dive Locations in Townsville

SS Yongala

SS Yongala was a steel passenger and freight steamer, owned by the Adelaide Steamship Company. SS Yongala and its sistership, SS Cooma, was built in Newcastle upon Tyne, England in 1903. They were named after the two townships Yongala and Cooma in New South Wales, Australia. En route from Melbourne to Cairns on the night … Continue reading SS Yongala

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SS Lady Bowen

SS Lady Bowen by Trev Photo by A Smith Position- Off Dunk Island GPS-18 02 21s 146 25 86e Permit Required- No Depth- 35metres Rating-*** Imagine the feeling of stumbling upon an unknown steamship wreck. Its? every divers dream but it became a rare reality for a couple of Mission Beach divers when they were … Continue reading SS Lady Bowen

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trimixguy

Moltke

The Moltke by Trev One of the most pleasant surprises in the Townsville area is the wreck of the Moltke just a few hundred metres off the shore in Geoffrey?s Bay on Magnetic Island. Well marked at both its fore and aft extremities the Moltke offers that rarest of treats in Qld wreck exploration, a … Continue reading Moltke

29/01/2015 06:44 hrs
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trimixguy

Wet Caves and Shipwrecks Australia