Stassa

1685-ton Panamanian steel steamship, built 1951. 248ft x 38ft. Cargo: Timber, Archangel for Limerick. Position: 57 44.04N; 06 58.02W. Depth: 20m.

SUNK

19 July, 1966, four days after running ashore on Renish Point, South Harris, and being towed by lifeboat into Rodel Bay.

DIVING

Almost intact, lying on starboard side. Masts and funnel on seabed beside her lie towards shore. Some timber still in holds. Highest point 10m proud of flat sand. Well dived. Launch: Rodel.

This video tells the story of the wrecking and subsequent salvage of the cargo.

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