Hispania

1337-ton Swedish steamer, built 1912. 236ft x 37ft. 175hp triple-expansion engine. Cargo: Steel, asbestos, nylon rope, sheet rubber, Liverpool to Varberg, Sweden. Steel salvaged. Bronze prop gone too. Position: 56 34.95N; 05 59.15W. Depth: 30m.

SUNK

18 December, 1954 by hitting Sgeir More reef in Sound of Mull during storm. Captain went down with ship, all other crew saved.

DIVING

Intact and upright with slight list to starboard, covered in orange and white anemones. Superstructure, open holds, engine room and deck-houses all explorable. Bow towards Mull. Very popular. Dive at slack only.

Launch: Oban, Lochaline, Tobermory.

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