Gallia SS

Gallia SS
Gallia SS  
Dive Category Wreck
Dive Type Band 40
Max. depth: 37 (M)
Trip Time: 4H :00M

Type of vessel - Steam Ship
How sunk - Torpedoed
Former names - Unknown
Wreck height - 6m
Max Depth - 37m
Tonnage - 2728
Length - 300
Date sunk - 24 Oct 1917

SS Gallia, built by Bartram, Haswell & Co. Sunderland in 1887 and owned at the time of her loss by Federazione Italiana dei Consorzi Agrari, Genoa, was an Italian steamer of 2728 tons. On October 24th, 1917, Gallia, on a voyage from Tyne to Savona with a cargo of coal, was sunk by the German submarine UB-40. There were no casualties.

An enjoyable wreck despite lying completely upside down.