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 before her crew had downed

the attacking aircraft – Steve Saunders and I had an awesome dive on her in amazing conditions ..

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