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Dive Locations in Torquay

Wills

Hopper barge 345ton depth 55m Scuttled in 1935

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Whitepine

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Wareatea

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Victorian

Steel steamer of 769 tons built 1876 scuttled 1925

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VHB 54

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VHB 53

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Pioneer

Steel dredge weighing 543 tons, built 1905. Scuttled 9th March 1950. She now rests in 47m sitting upright on the sand bottom. Penetration can be found in the forward hatch, due care should be taken as fine sand has formed a small dune inside the entrance. In the photo, diver Jeff Giddins shows us an … Continue reading Pioneer

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Milora

The Milora is the largest vessel in the graveyard. Here she is being scuttled in 42m of water 7klm east of Torquay.

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H.C. Pigott

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Malaita

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Fawkner

Stern is the main complete section, sitting upright on a sandy seafloor with the propeller still in place. Amidships has a large single boiler. penetration can be had forward in this area but be aware structure is flimsy & collapsing more as you near the flattened bow. Always plenty of Fish Life.

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Edward Northcote

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Euro

Steel Tug of 257 tons , 130.0 x 22.5 x 12.2 Built 1897, Gourlay Bros. Dundee Scuttled June 10 1948 I rate this as one of the better wrecks in the 46m range of wrecks in the ships graveyard #3. A wreck that has the lot, fairly intact , good penetration amidships on both sides … Continue reading Euro

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D.Mc Lennan

D. McLennan was a steel dredge of 424 tons Built 1912 in Holland Owners: Melbourne Harbour Trust Scuttled: June 8th 1949 resting on a sandy seabed , 58 metres deep in the Ships graveyard#3

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Dunloe

Steel Lighter of 674 tons built 1870 scuttled 1947 resting in 47m of water

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Casablanca

Casablanca is a iron lighter of 547 tons, built 1912 scuttled 1950 A special wreck favoured by many in the 57m range. It has many different features compared to the other wrecks in the graveyard. The clipper shaped bow points directly back to the surface, it forms an A shape on the sandy seafloor. Inside … Continue reading Casablanca

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Burke

Burke is a steel hopper barge of 345 tons, length 39 m, draft 2.9m Built in South Australia for the SA Government Registered in Melbourne 1889 # 95961 Powered by twin compound steam engines, the hopper barge Burke worked in dredging operations around Port Phillip for nearly 50 years before being withdrawn from service and … Continue reading Burke

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Bunyip

Bunyip is a Iron lighter, 379 t, ex tss dredge, 317t Dimensions 160.5 x 28.2 x 9.8 Owners: Melbourne Harbour Trust Scuttled April 13 th 1955

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Beverwijk

The beverwijk en route to the ships graveyard. She rolled over when scuttled in 1963 and rests upside down in 46m. A recent large swell caused a collapse of the stern half, before this penetration could be had from one end to the other. Due caution should be taken now that she has become unstable.

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SS Batman I

S.S. Batman is a iron barge of 388 tons, built 1883 scuttled 1935 lying in 46m of water.

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