MV CAMILLA  WESTON

POSITION...52 57 034N  001 34 534E

FLAG... BRITISH

LENGTH 55.8mtrs/BEAM 8.8mtrs/DRAUGHT 3.4mtrs

TONNAGE..492 gross

CARGO... GRAIN / ON PASSAGE FROM TILBURY TO LEITH

DATE OF LOSS...15/2/84

CAUSE OF LOSS... WHILST AT ANCHOR SHE WAS RUN INTO BY THE GERMAN MV LARISSASEE IN THICK FOG

DATE BUILT..1966 BY BOELES SCHPS & MCHF BOLNES

OWNERS AT TIME OF SINKING... MARDOF PARCH & CO

PROPULSION.. 6 CYLINDER OIL ENGINE OF 530 BHP / SINGLE SHAFT

DEPTH 24mtrs

SWEPT CLEAR TO 17mtrs

THE CAMILLA WESTON TODAY

 

The Camilla Weston sits upright on the seabed in a general depth of 24mtrs. She is still remarkably intact with her super structure still in situe.

 

LINK TO DIVE FOOTAGE OF THE CAMILLA WESTON https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ASLP1Y6_dI

 

 

Paul Hennessey

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