Aparima

   
Depth : 46m
Dive type : Wreck
Location : 50 29' 0N 1 54' 0W 
Travel time to site :   0H :00M
Price per diver:   £50.00

Location: 7 miles off Anvil Point
Description: Luxury cargo and passenger liner
Length: 430 foot
Depth: 42 metres
Sank: 19 November 1917

This ship was owned by a Steamship Company of New Zealand and was built around the end of the 19th century. She was 430 ft long and 54 ft wide with a height of 40 ft, weighing 5,704 tons.

She was torpedoed by a German submarine while sailing from London to Barry. At least 56 people died from her passengers and crew.

Her bow is 31 metres below the surface, her central section is upright but the forward section is listing at around 45 degrees to starboard. She was purchased from her original owners and is now owned by a local Swanage man.

This huge ship is largely intact with many of her brass portholes remaining along her hull.

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