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Sunday
08
APR

SS Tagona Wreck 40m

09:00
12:00
Dive Newquay
Event organized by Dive Newquay

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Wreck DIve SS Tagona
Ropes off 10.00
Max Depth 40m
Shop for 09.00
HW Slack 11.10

Tagona SS was a defensively armed Canadian Merchant Steamer of 2,004 tons built in 1908 by A McMillan & Son Dumbarton, Yard No 421 for C.H.F.Plummer, Glasgow (Canadian Lake Transportation Co) and was laid down as the WABANA. She was lauched as the TAGONA. In 1912 she was purchased by the Canadian Lake Transportation Co., Toronto. In 1913 she was acquired by the Canadian Interlake Line, Torontoand in 1914 by the Canada Steamship Lines.

On the 16th May 1918 she was torpedoed by German submarine U-55 when 5 miles WSW of Trevose Head on passage from Bilbao for Glasgow with a cargo of iron ore. Captain and seven of the crew lost.

Fee £25
Members £20
Guides available

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Dive Newquay