English minesweeper “Felixstowe”

INFO & PRICES

Depth: max 85m/min 75m. – Distance from the Diving 5 ml. – Navigation Time 20 –
QUORUM min. 7 divers’
A) Total dive time up to 150’ • € 80,00
B) Total dive time up to 210’ • € 110,00
C) Total dive time over: 210’ • € 140,00
Boat departure h. 09,00 – Return at about h. 13.30 (“A” Dive Type)

HISTORY

Sunk on 18/12/1943 on a mine at 3 Mg from Capoferro. A ship found on September 2013, of which there are not many details. Till now there are very few people who have been there. You can also perform a penetration cause inside you will find a lot of furniture.
The bottom is muddy, so it’s easy to not a good visibility.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Type Royal navy minesweeper
Crew 60
Nationality british
Year of construction 1941
Shipyard Lobnitz – Renfrew (Gran Bretagna)
Dislocation normal load 673 tons
Dislocation full load 860 tons
Lenght 57,60 m
widht 8,68 m

Engine triple expansion machine
2 oil cylindrical boilers
Propellers 2
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