Date(s) - Jun 27, Thu
There are 10 places, 7 are still available.
Load from 07:30, ropes off 09:30
Minerva was a three-masted iron screw steamship of 518 tons, with a 2cylinder compound engine Launched in August 1864, formerly named the Marie, she was sold to H. M. Wrangell Haugesund in 1895, and renamed the Minerva. On May 10th, 1917, Minerva, on voyage from Caen to Swansea in ballast, was sunk by the German submarine UC-61 (captained by Georg Gerth), 15 miles west of Portland Bill. There were no casualties.
Today she sits upright in 44m with much of her hull and deck supports still intact. She still has her distinctive clipper bow. Distance from Weymouth 19 miles.
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