the definitive guide

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Diving & Snorkel

Shipwrecks in Bermuda opens a window onto the past history of exploration on the island it offers some of the best examples of maritime history in the world

Apollo

This 11M / 36FT, two-masted American schooner was bound from Turks Island to Nova Scotia with a cargo of salt when she wrecked on our treacherous reefs in February 1890.

L’Herminie

Bermuda's most impressive warship wreck is this first-class 60-gun French frigate that sank in 1838. This three-masted, wooden-hulled sailing vessel was returning to France from a skirmish in Mexico when

The Kate

A 61M / 200FT English steamer, she was en route from Galveston, Texas to Le Havre, France when she struck a reef 35KM / 22MI northwest of Gibbs Hill Lighthouse

Darlington

A sturdy iron-hulled steamer built in 1881. On February 22, 1886, she wrecked on the Western Reef while travelling from New Orleans to Bremen, Germany carrying a cargo of cotton

Caraquet

A 106M / 350FT combination mail packet and passenger steamer, launched in 1894, was carrying passengers and general cargo from St. John to Halifax. On June 25, 1923, this fine

Taunton

Turn of the century Danish cargo steamer that fell victim to our tricky reefs sank on November 24, 1920. The 69-meter / 228-foot, steel-hull vessel was built in Copenhagen in

Pelinaion

Bermuda's best East End shipwreck - an 117M / 385FT, steel-hulled cargo steamer. Built in Port Glasgow in 1907, her ownership changed numerous times before she was purchased in 1939

Shipwrecks Rated by C. Dickinson Rating: 4.6

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