Largest diveable warship [Canada]

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Largest diveable warship [Canada]

Last updated: March 8, 2018 at 5:09 am

HMS Raleigh – Displacement: 12,000 tons / Length: 184 m (605 ft). The Hawkins-class heavy cruiser ran aground at L’Anse Amour, Labrador, on August 8, 1922. The wreck now lies at depths between 6 m and 9 m (20-30 ft).

SOURCE:
Rohmer, Richard. 2003. Raleigh on the Rocks: The Shipwreck of HMS Raleigh. St. John’s: Creative Publishing.

Diving Almanac Feature Link:

HMS RaleighRoyal eyesore in Labrador

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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.

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