the wreck of the ‘SS Urlana’

STAR RATING :3 star
SIZE :6,850 gross tons
BUILT :Barclay Curle & Co. (Glasgow)
DIMENSIONS :140m x 18m 10m
SANK :September 5th 1943
CAUSE :Ran aground in bad weather
LOCATION :North of MacLeod’s Maidens
WRECK DEPTH :5 to 15 metres
CONDITIONS :Large ground swell in westerly winds can make this site unpleasant
TIDES :none
SEABED :Coarse white sand
LAUNCH SITE :Harlosh beach, Struan jetty or Caroy jetty
VESSELS HISTORY :«download»
WRECK AT PRESENT :«download»
MAGAZINE FEATURE :none specifically but covered in may of the Magazine Reviews about us.
VIDEO:on YouTube here
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