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The Laurentic - Courtesy of Leigh Bishop

Boilers on the Laurentic - Courtesy of Leigh Bishop

Bow of the Laurentic - Courtesy of Leigh Bishop

Broken toilet on the Laurentic - Courtesy of Leigh Bishop

Winch gear on the Laurentic - Courtesy of Leigh Bishop

Scuba Diving in Malin Head, Donegal, Ireland, Europe

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Dive Site: Laurentic

Location: Malin Head, Donegal, Ireland

Description: 1500 ton liner

Depth: 36 - 42 metres (118 - 138 feet)

Visibility: 15 + metres (50 feet)

Rating: *****

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.

Barry McGill



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