Albion II

Albion II
Albion II  
Dive Category Wreck
Dive Type Band 40
Max. depth: 30 (M)
Trip Time: 3H :30M

Type of vessel - Steam Ship
How sunk - Mined
Former names - None
Wreck height - 3m
Max Depth - 30m
Tonnage - 230
Length - 120
Date sunk - 13 Jan 1916

The Albion was undergoing mine clearing operations close to the Needles when a mine got caught in the kite wire. The sweeping wire was hauled and an explosion happened knocking everyone off their feet. All the crew safely boarded the Zena Dare.