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Borgny


Borgny
 
Borgny  
Dive Category Wreck
Dive Type Band 35
Max. depth: 32 (M)
Trip Time: 3H :30M

Max Depth - 32m
Tonnage - 1149
Length - 228
Date sunk - 26 Feb 1918
Type of vessel - Steam Ship
How sunk - Mine
Former names - None
Wreck height - 7m

The Borgny presumed to have hit a stray drifting mine sank whilst carrying 1500 tons of coal from Newport to Rouen. The Borgny sank in 10 minutes with no loss of life.

Her stern is completely upside down with the rudder and propeller easily recognisable, and a great photo opportunity in good visibility. The wreck is twisted and broken in a sandy gravel sea bed.