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Upstart Submarine


Upstart Submarine
 
Upstart Submarine  
Dive Category Wreck
Dive Type Band 45
Max. depth: 38 (M)
Trip Time: 4H :00M

Max Depth - 38m
Tonnage - 735
Length - 195 feet
Date sunk - 29 Jul 1957
Type of vessel - U Class Submarine
How sunk - Scuttled
Former names - P65
Wreck height - 5m

After the second world war a lot of submarines were laid up and in 1957 it was decided that the Upstart should be used as a sonar target. She was stripped and scuttled.

The wreck now lies more or less upright. The unusual circular design conning tower lies nearby on the seabed.