Netley Abbey

Netley Abbey
Netley Abbey  
Dive Category Wreck
Dive Type Band 35
Max. depth: 38 (M)
Trip Time: 3H :00M

Max Depth - 38m
Tonnage - 1630
Length - 79m
Date sunk - 04 August 1899
Type of vessel - Steam Cargo Ship
How sunk - Collision
Former names - None
Wreck height - 6m

Netley Abbey SS was a British Cargo Steamer of 1630 tons built in 1978. On the 4th August 1899 when on route from Cardiff fror Cronstadt carrying a cargo of 2,300 tons of coal for the Russian Government she collided in fog with HMS Surprise and sank.