Wrecks

the wreck of the ‘HMS Port Napier’

STAR RATING :3 star
SIZE :9,600 gross tons
BUILT :Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson (Newcastle) 1940
DIMENSIONS : 
SANK :September 27th 1940
CAUSE :Engine room fire / explosion / sank
LOCATION :Loch nam Bieste. Kyle of Lochalsh.
WRECK DEPTH :0 to 20 metres
CONDITIONS :Best dived when the sun has risen over the hill
TIDES :none
SEABED :Silty, easily disturbed
LAUNCH SITE :Kyleakin or Kyle of Lochalsh slipway
VESSELS HISTORY :«download»
WRECK AT PRESENT :«download»
MAGAZINE FEATURE :‘Port Napier wreck tour’ – Diver : February 2000 : p42-44
Also features in many of the other Magazine reviews about diving with us.
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