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Scuba Diving in Malin Head, Donegal, Ireland, Europe
Dive Site: Laurentic
Location: Malin Head, Donegal, Ireland
Description: 1500 ton liner
Depth: 36 - 42 metres (118 - 138 feet)
Visibility: 15 + metres (50 feet)
The Laurentic, built for to White Star Line liners, was wrecked in 1917 whilst carrying a cargo of gold ingots stowed in its second class baggage room. It took seven years to salvage the gold and to this day the amount recovered is the most ever taken off of a wreck. The top of the wreck is at 36m and the seafloor is at 42m. It can be dived at any state of the tide.
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