SS Orfordness

SS Orfordness (1906-1918) was a British merchant ship. Whilst on route from Rouen to Barry Roads, she was torpedoed by German submarine U-60, two and a half miles NW of Newquay. 2 men were lost. She now lies on the bottom in about 35m-40m depending on the tide state.

Usual suspects to see at these depths include, conger eels, lobsters, crabs, jewel anemones, bib, wrasses, pink sea fans and more!

Szint

Szint

  • Haladó
Látótávolság

Látótávolság

  • 13 m
Áramlat

Áramlat

  • Enyhe áramlat
  • Erős áramlat
  • Visszáramlat
MERÜLÉS TÍPUSA

MERÜLÉS TÍPUSA

  • Roncs merülés

Temperature & Visibility

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JAVASOLT KÉPZÉS

Boat Diving

Discover pristine dive sites that cannot be reached from shore and experience the excitement of liveaboard diving. Learn all you need to dive from boats with the SSI Boat Diving Specialty. Start today!

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Stress & Rescue

Learn to identify stress, prevent accidents, and learn rescue diver skills with this essential Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty program. Help yourself and other divers to stay safe. Get started now!

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Enriched Air Nitrox Level 2 (40%)

Az SSI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialitás minősítési programmal meghosszabbíthasd a merülési időt, lerövidítheted a felszíni időit és több időt tölthetsz a kedvelt merülőhelyek felfedezésével.

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Night Diving and Limited Visibility

Diving does not end when the sun goes down! Become a night diver and meet the incredible marine life that only comes out at night. Join the SSI Night Diving and Limited Visibility specialty program.

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Navigation

Become a better, more confident diver who always knows where they are going. Learn how to use a dive compass, natural navigation techniques and more. Join the SSI Navigation specialty today!

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Deep Diving

Many exciting and iconic dive sites lie in deeper waters. The SSI Deep Diving Specialty will get you there - safely and with confidence. Learn how to plan and conduct dives to between 18 and 40 meters deep with SSI.

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Wreck Diving

Do you want to explore iconic towering shipwrecks and dive World War airplanes covered in vibrant marine life? Discover the world of wreck diving and get started today with the SSI Wreck Diving Specialty program.

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Perfect Buoyancy

Az SSI Perfect Buoyancy Specialitás a legjobb módja annak, hogy javítsd a testhelyzetedet a nyugodt és kényelmes merülések érdekében. Ezáltal csökkentsd a levegőfogyasztásodat és növeld a fenékidődet! Vedd át az irányítást az élvezet felett. Kezdd el online most!

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Marine Ecology

Az SSI Marine Ecology Specialitás programja a legjobb módja annak, hogy felfedezze a tengeri ökológia izgalmas tudományát, és víz alatti természettudóssá váljon. Fejleszd új módon a merüléseidet. Szerezze meg az SSI Marine Ecology specialitás minősítést most!

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Extended Range Nitrox Diving

Do you enjoy nitrox diving? The SSI Extended Range Nitrox program will certify you to dive to a depth of 40 meters with limited decompression while diving with nitrox. Start online today!

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Extended Range (Twin Set)

Are you looking to become a tech diver? To dive deeper, farther, or longer than you ever have done before? Begin your journey and extend your range with the SSI Extended Range Trimix diver certification program.

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Extended Range Wreck Diving

Do you dream of exploring ancient ships or famous world war wrecks? Become an SSI Extended Range Wreck Diver and learn how to go wreck penetration diving up to a maximum depth of 40 meters. Start this exciting SSI advanced wreck diving course online today!

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Technical Wreck Diving

Do you want to experience amazing wreck dives? Increase your technical dive skills to conduct complex wreck penetration dives and join the world’s elite exploration divers. Start the SSI Technical Wreck Diver certification today!

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KÖZELBEN LÉVŐ MERÜLŐHELYEK

Seal Cove

Seal Cove, also referred to as Chick Rock, is a site only accessible by boat. It is a haul out spot for grey seals and one of our most popular sites amongst divers. Please note that this site can only be dived at high tide to limit disturbance to the seals.

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SS Christina

The SS Cristina (1916-1918) was a Spanish cargo vessel. She was torpedoed by German submarine U-55, whilst on voyage to Spain from UK, carrying a load of coal. The wreck now sits at 40m.

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Goose Rock is a kelp/rocky reef only accessible by boat. An ideal site for entry-level training as the maximum depth is between 8-10m. For the more experienced diver, small caverns and more depth can be found on the western side of the rock.

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Another site only accessible by boat, Carters Rock is a shallow, rocky kelp reef with a maximum depth of 10m. Kelp runs along the bouldery bottom to about 7m where it then turns into a white sandy bottom. Another good site for entry-level diver training.

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Lewinnick Reef boarders the coast on top of which sits Lewinnick Lodge. Maxing out at a depth of 10m makes it a perfect site for training. It also has some interesting topographical features including gullies and swim-throughs!

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SS Hugin

SS Hugin (1889-1918) was a Swedish cargo steamer, en route to Liverpool. She was carrying a cargo of woodpile and timber when she was torpedoed 4.5 miles from St. Agnes, by German submarine U-60. None of the crew were lost. She now sits at 35m-40m on the seabed.

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Little Fistral is off the western side of Towan Headland and is a shallow reef site with a sandy bottom - perfect for entry-level training and snorkelling. Some interesting rock formations and swim throughs can be found.

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SS Lake Edon (1918-1918) was an American cargo ship, loaded with coal and on voyage from Barry, Wales. She was torpedoed by German submarine U-107, 4 miles NE of Towan Headland, Newquay. 18 men were lost. The wreck now sits at 35m-40m.

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A Gazzle a Newquay-öbölben és a Gannel Tengeri Természetvédelmi Zónában található. Ez egy sekély parti merülés, max mélysége 10m a dagály. A helyszín egy fokozatosan mélyülő homokos lejtőn egy kelpy zátony és rengeteg tengeri élet. Gazzle (Észak) - Tengeri moszat / sziklás zátony, barlangok. Gazzle (Dél) - Tengeri moszat / sziklás zátony, barlangok, régi sólya.

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SS Siracusa 1879-1897. 36m max mélység. Az SS Bavaria néven épült, majd SS Siracusa névre keresztelt gőzhajó szénszállítmányt szállított. Newquay mellett elhaladva viharba keveredett, majd towan headlandi hajóra szállt.

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