the wreck of the ‘SS Doris’

STAR RATING :5 star
SIZE :1,381 gross tons
BUILT :Wood, Skinner & Co. (Newcastle)
DIMENSIONS :85m X 12m X 5m
SANK :July 12th 1909
CAUSE :Ran aground in fog
LOCATION :South side of Neist Point
WRECK DEPTH :6 to 30 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 Doris wreck tour.
Also features in many of the other Magazine reviews about diving with us.
ARTICLE :'Sportdiver - UK in Focus - Scotland' - Nov 07. Read the pdf»
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