SS . GEORGE ROYLE

POSITION....53 01 984N   001 10 684E

DEPTH.... 30Mtrs

DIMENSIONS.... LENGTH 91.4Mtrs   BEAM 12.2Mtrs   DRAUGHT 5.8Mtrs

TONNAGE... 2525 GROSS

CARGO... COAL

BUILT... 1882 BY SHORT BROTHERS OF SUNDERLAND, OWNED AT TIME OF SINKING BY JAMES WESTRELL

ENGINE... TRIPLE EXPANSION, X2 SCOTCH TYPE BOILERS, SINGLE SHAFT.

CAUSE OF LOSS... ON PASSAGE FROM THE TYNE TO ST NAZAIRE, STRANDED ON SHERRINGHAM SHOAL DURING A BLIZZARD

THE SS GEORGE ROYLE TODAY

Very broken with large parts of wreckage standing some 5-6Mtrs proud of the seabed. In good visability she makes for a great dive with many of her features still recognisable.

 

Paul Hennessey

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