the wreck of the ‘SS Chadwick’

STAR RATING :5 star
SIZE :1,463 gross tons
BUILT :Swan, Hunter (Newcastle)
DIMENSIONS :77m x 10m x 6 m
SANK :July 5th 1892
CAUSE :Ran aground
LOCATION :Below an Ceannaich, Oisgill Bay, Isle of Skye
WRECK DEPTH :15 to 25 metres
CONDITIONS :Take care in SW, W, NW winds
TIDES :Slack water essential
SEABED :Black rock reef onto coarse white sand
LAUNCH SITE :Meanish Pier
VESSELS HISTORY :«download»
WRECK AT PRESENT :«download»
MAGAZINE FEATURE :‘The Chadwick wreck tour’ – Diver : October 2000 : p54-56 : by John Liddiard
Also features in many of the other Magazine reviews about diving with us.
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