Cairns

Dive Locations in Cairns

HMCS Mermaid

In mid autumn 1829 the Mermaid sailed from Sydney, with goods and chattels for Port Raffles in what is now the Northern Territory. At the helm was a somewhat arrogant Master, Samuel Nolbrow.

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Antonio Tarabocchia

Antonio Tarabocchia by Trev Photo by Aaron Smith Position-Bougainville Reef GPS- Find visually Permit Required-No Depth- Slopes to 2000 metres Rating-*** Anyone that has ever visited Bougainville Reef can probably imagine what a rude shock it must have been to the crew of the Antonio Tarabocchia when she slammed at full speed into the top … Continue reading Antonio Tarabocchia

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FV Debut

FV Debut by Trev Photos by Lawrence Buckingham Position-Emily Reef GPS- 15 36 70s 145 36 25e Permit Required -No Depth-3 metres Rating-Good for a snorkel The captain of the Debut became notorious for his refusal to abandon his ship when she went aground on Emily Reef in 1987. The 200 former arctic trawler was … Continue reading FV Debut

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