Sargasso HMS

Sargasso HMS
Sargasso HMS  
Dive Category Wreck
Dive Type Band 35
Max. depth: 43 (M)
Trip Time: 3H :30M

Minimum number of divers: 6

Max Depth - 43m
Tonnage - 216
Length - 123
Date sunk - 06 Jun 1943
Type of vessel - Motor Yacht
How sunk - Mined
Former names - Atlantis ex Mingary
Wreck height - 5m

The HMS Sargasso was mine clearing duties when she hit a mine thought to have been dropped by aircraft. She sank quickly. 21 of her 25 crew survived.

The wreck is broken amidships. Her stern section is upright complete with her twin bronze propellers, while her bow section lists over to port.