All Wreck Dives

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    City of Launceston Wreck

    Certification: OW
    Depth: 20M

    Steam ship, 368 ton. She is in a protected zone and requires a permit to be dived. She was built in Clyde, Scotland and Sunk: 19 November 1865 due to a collision with the SS Penola on the starboard side. She now sits upright in 21M and is generally in read more

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    Eliza Ramsden Wreck

    Certification: OW
    Depth: 21M

    In 1874 Samuel Ramsden of Melbourne commissioned the ship to be built in Glasgow Scotland  and named after his wife Eliza. The cost was 10,000 pounds It was a three masted iron ship and 43M in legth. It sunk in 1875 on her first voyage out of Melbourne when she read more

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    J4 Submarine

    Certification: ADV
    Depth: 26M

    Scuttled in the 1927, the J4 (26M or 90 foot) submarine was rediscovered by divers in 1982 by the ‘Bottom Scratchers’. The bow is broken away and provides easy access to inspect the torpedo tubes (see gallery). There is a plaque on the sub near the conning tower which was read more

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    Ozone Wreck

    Certification: OW
    Depth: 2M

    The Ozone was built in 1886 near Glasgow, in Scotland. She was 80 metres in length with paddles that were 7 metres in diameter and could steam at 20 knots. She was commissioned by the Bay Excursion Company and relocated to Australia where she made pleasure trips from Melbourne to read more

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    ex-HMAS Canberra Wreck

    Certification: ADV
    Depth: 30M

    The ship was scuttled in 2009 and sits in 30M of water with the top at around 11M. It can be penetrated on calm days. It is the largest ship that can be dived in this region. There are mooring lines to use for ascents and descents.

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    Coogee Wreck

    Certification: ADV
    Depth: 33M

    TheSS Coogee was a steam ship, 762 ton and built in  Sunderland, UK, 1887 She was  scuttled: 27 February 1928. It is now a popular wreck for advanced divers as the wreck has much to see and is a good depth to spend some time without the need for planned read more

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    J5 Submarine

    Certification: Deep
    Depth: 36M

    Often referred to as the 36M pr the yellow submarine as it sit in 36M of water and is covered in yellow zoanthids, the J5 sub is excellent for photography and general diving on and inside. The bow section near the torpedo tubes i breaking up and requires careful attention read more

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    J1 Submarine

    Certification: Deep
    Depth: 37M

    84M in length and carried 5 officers and 40 men. She was fitted with depth charges and was the only Australian submarine to ever sink another sub with depth charges during deployment from 1919-1922. J1 was sold to the Melbourne Salvage Company on 26th February 1924 then scuttled in 1926 read more

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    Rotamahana Wreck

    Certification: Deep
    Depth: 40M

    The SS Rotomahana was completed in 1879 in Scotland and is claimed to be the first steel hulled steamer in the world. She was scuttled in the near the ships graveyard in 1928. The main items to checkout are the four massive boilers as you can see in our gallery. read more

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    Milora Wreck

    Certification: Deep
    Depth: 40M

    The Milora was scuttled in 1934 after running aground in Port Phillip near Queenscliff. She is the largest wreck in the ships graveyard at 101M.

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    VHB-54 Wreck

    Certification: Tech45
    Depth: 42M

    The VHB-54 (sister ship of VHB-53), they were both steel hopper barges. It was scuttled in the ships graveyard off Torquay on 17 Dec 1970. She sits upright in 42M of water with the bow and stern in reasonable condition. There is a large cogged wheel in the midships area read more

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    Dunloe Wreck

    Certification: Tech45
    Depth: 45M

    Little is known about this wreck except for the location and as you can see by the photos, the stern is in quite good condition, along with the boilers. It is possible to penetrate some sections and the starboard side prop is still attached.

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    Fawkner Wreck

    Certification: Tech45
    Depth: 45M

    The props are visible and the bow has lots of fish life around it. You can still penetrate some of areas of this wreck.

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    Euro Wreck

    Certification: Tech45
    Depth: 46M

    The Euro was a steel tug boat and such was built very strong and her structure is still very much in tact. You can penetrate the hull for some time and be surrounded by Bullseye fish. Sitting in a depth of 46 metres, she now plays host to many fish read more

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    Beverwijk Wreck

    Certification: Tech45
    Depth: 46M

    The Beverwijk was a steel hulled suction cutter dredge. She was scuttled on the 6th May 1963 and now lies upside down in 46m of water in the ships graveyard with her bow pointing toward Barwon Heads. The suction pipe is still prominent on the bow section as is a read more

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    Pioneer Wreck

    Certification: Tech45
    Depth: 46M

    The Pioneer was a steel steam driven pump driven sand dredge with a length of 52M. She was built in 1905 in Glascow, Scotland. She was then scuttled on March 9, 1950. She has much of the structure intact and there is opportunity for penetration along the sides, stern and read more

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    Piggot Wreck

    Certification: Tech45
    Depth: 48M

    The H.C. PIGGOT was a steam driven steel hopper built in 1912 in Paisley Scotland and was l length was 49M. She was scuttled in the ships graveyard on the 14 October 1935. The bridge is still intact as is a lot of the ship.

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    Waratea Wreck

    Certification: Tech60
    Depth: 52M

    The Waratea was a steel hulled steamship, built in Scotland, in 1883 with a length of 50 metres. On 30 November 1911, she collided with SS Glaucus near Point Nepean, Port Phillip Heads. Both vessels suffered only minor damage. On 24 September 1924 Waratea was involved in a collision with read more

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    Edward Northcote Wreck

    Certification: Tech60
    Depth: 52M

    Steel steam hopper barge, 495 ton. Built in Paisley, UK, 1911 and scuttled in the sips graveyard on 6 November 1952. It is a great wreck with much of the hull still in tact, fish life in abundance and the props are still on the wreck.  

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    Buninyong Wreck

    Certification: Tech60
    Depth: 54M

    The Buninyong was a steel screw steamer built in Furness, UK and was launched in 1883, she was 92 metres in length and 12.5 metres wide. She was primarily used as a passenger vessel in her time operating on the Melbourne to Sydney run for the Howard Smith Company. She read more

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    Sir William Mcpherson Wreck

    Certification: Tech60
    Depth: 55M

    The Sir William McPherson was a steel dredge, built in 1912 for the Melbourne Harbour Trust. with a length of 51.9 metres, beam was 10.5 meters. She was scuttled on the 12th of May 1949. The ship has boilers at the stern which make for a nice swim through. The read more

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    Wills Wreck

    Certification: Tech60
    Depth: 55M

    Iron steam hopper barge, 345 ton. Built in Adelaide, South Australia, 1876 She was scuttled on 22 August 1935 in the ships graveyard.

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    Auriga Wreck

    Certification: Tech60
    Depth: 56M

    The Auriga was a 3 mast iron barque built in 1869 in Sunderland, UK. Her overall length was 54 Metres, with a beam was 9.2 Metres. She was scuttled directly outside ‘The Rip’ (Port Phillip Heads) on February 5th, 1930. She now sits in 56 Metres of water, the bow read more

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    Campana Wreck

    Certification: Tech60
    Depth: 57M

    The Campana was built in 1875 and scuttled on 30 July 1929, her length was 59 metres and 9.7 metres wide. She now sits in 57 metres of water and the bow steelworks are in-tact and provide easy penetration and multiple swim through locations. There is plenty of fish life read more

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    Hygeia Wreck

    Certification: Tech60
    Depth: 62M

    The Hygiea was one of 3 paddle steamers that was used to take people from Melbourne to the southern beachside towns of Mornington Peninsula in the early 1900’s. She regularly had more than 1500 people on board and must have been a great fun day out for those who chose read more

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    Werfa Wreck

    Certification: Tech60
    Depth: 65M

    The Werfa was built in Hawdon on the Tyne River in the UK in 1883 and was 71 metres in length and 9.8 metres wide. Her purpose was as a coal carrier. In 1925 on August 4th she was at Victoria dock (no. 20), Melbourne when the American destroyer U.S.S. read more

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    Leeuwin wreck

    Certification: Tech60
    Depth: 65M

    The Leeuwin was built in Whiteinch, Scotland,  in 1877 and originally named the SS Julia Percy, later renamed in 1906 after being acquired by Melbourne S. S. Co.. She was an iron screw passenger steamer, 68 metres in length and 580 ton. She did the Australian coastal run for some read more

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    Don Diego Wreck

    Certification: Tech60
    Depth: 72M

    The Don Diego was 44M in length with 3 masts made from iron barque built in 1855 in Greenock. She was scuttled on the 26th May 1916. The wreck requires careful planning is it is near the main shipping lanes.