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Diving the SS ST. BRIAC

SS ST. BRIAC was a British Passenger Vessel of 2,291 tons built in 1924 by William Denny & Brothers, Dumbarton, Yard No 1165 for the Southern Railway Co, London. She was powered by 2 x 2 Oil fired steam turbines … Continue reading

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Diving the Hms. Patia

The Patia, built in 1922, entered Admiralty service first as an ocean boarding vessel, then underwent conversion to a fighter catapult ship. She too was sunk on 27 April 1941 off Beadnell Point, Northumberland, by an aerial attack, but not … Continue reading

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Part.2 SS.Exmouth 75 years on the bottom

SS.EXMOUTH was a 5,120 American cargo steamer originally laid down as the Colosse SS but completed as the Blue Triangle SS for the American Government. In 1928 she was sold and renamed EXMOUTH Ss. On the 31st July 1944 she … Continue reading

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James Messer , a Borders Legend !!

James Messer , a Borders Legend !!  Many years ago as a fledgling Ice climber I was lucky enough to get a chance to climb with James Messer. He was a talented all-round climber and already an experienced veteran of the Ice , with … Continue reading

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