Wave Shape
Wave Shape

SS George Royle

Wave Shape

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 visibility she makes for a great dive with many of her features still recognisable.

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