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Dive Locations in Rockingham

RMS ORIZABA

RMS ORIZABA The ‘Orizaba’ was a passenger liner of 3384 tons. The Captain of the vessel thought he was off Port Beach heading towards Fremantle Harbour on 17th Feb 1905. The coastline on the day was covered by a thick haze of smoke from bushfires. He realised he was actually much further south than expected … Continue reading RMS ORIZABA

05/02/2017 21:24 hrs
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Saxon Ranger

Max Depth: 20 Metres Experience: 2 Open Water Diver to Wreck Diver The Saxon Ranger is a 38 metre long trawler constructed in around 1960 for use in the North Atlantic Ocean. Diver access throughout the vessel, with access to the engine room and more. The Saxon Ranger to go down in history The Western … Continue reading Saxon Ranger

29/01/2015 06:51 hrs
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trimixguy

RMS Orizaba

29/01/2015 06:51 hrs
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trimixguy

D9 Dredge

Photos by Duncan Dodd. Located in Cockburn Sound, Rockingham WA, the D-9 Dredge was owned by Dredging Industries Aust Pty Ltd and sank in just 13m of water during a storm in 1962. It is regularly dived by Malibu Diving, Rockingham Beach. email malibu@vianet.net.au for diving schedules. The wreck is completely encrusted in marine growth … Continue reading D9 Dredge

29/01/2015 06:50 hrs
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trimixguy

Carlisle Castle

Photos by Duncan Dodd The ?Carlisle Castle? was an iron barque of 1484 tons, 70m in length with a beam of 11.5m. It was wrecked on Coventry Reef (part of the Five Fathom Bank) on the 12th of July 1899, during a force ten gale with the loss of all hands (some 24-26 people). Amongst … Continue reading Carlisle Castle

29/01/2015 06:50 hrs
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trimixguy

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