50.4263, -5.1818

12 Logged Dives

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!


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Wreck Dive

Level

  • Advanced

Programs

  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • moderate
  • medium
  • heavy

Maximum Depth

  • 35m

Visibility

  • 13m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fishes
Ocean Sunfish
Wrasse
Conger eel
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab
Molluscs
Cuttlefish
Jellyfish
Sea Wasp
Moon Jellyfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Fishes
Ocean Sunfish
Wrasse
Conger eel
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab
Molluscs
Cuttlefish
Jellyfish
Sea Wasp
Moon Jellyfish

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